Community and Relationships
In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - How do we hold our hearts open when people disappoint us or see things differently than us?
A community is a place where we can be ourselves. The irony is for us to fully blossom as individuals, we need the support and lessons from community. It is a both-and deal.
Dr Brene Brown's work on shame and vulnerability helps us understand how universal shame is; we can be more resilient with shame. Vulnerability is
If we take the time to honestly acknowledge and appreciate the people around us, we not only strengthen our connection, we feel better.
Relationships are critical to our well being and health. Yet, they are so easily damaged. Cultivating positive relationships is not a technique, it is a way of living.
January 21, 2012: Research shows that companies that flourish have a 2.9:1 positive comments to negative. And research shows marriages that thrive have
When we spend our time judging others and talking about others, we lose the real opportunity, to learn more about ourselves.
A key to working through conflict is to understand we make up stories about what is going on. The stories are influenced by our experience.
Enhancing the quality of our conversations, can enhance the quality of our relationships. The program is derived from a book entitled, Crucial Conversations.