Living Intentionally

 

Let's Be Honest - June 11, 2011

How honest are with others?  How honest are with ourselves?  Do we have an increased tolerance for dishonesty?


 

Why Don't We Do What We Know is Good For Us? - May 7, 2011

Why don't we do what is logical?  Why don't most heart patients actually change their behavior?  Why do I put everything else as a higher priority over self-care?


 

Best of Ourselves: Rituals - April 23, 2011

Rituals are often ignored or taken for granted.  However, consciously partaking in rituals can add meaning to our days. This program is a repeat from 2009.


 

The Road Less Traveled - April 16, 2011

Life can be so much more interesting if we travel the road less traveled, our path.  This program explores what is takes to leave the familiar path and have the courage to walk your own.


 

Moving Through Shame - A Real Example - January 29, 2011

Shame resilience relies on courage to share our stories, compassion for ourselves and others and connection with people we trust.  After a big mistake, I learned about these principles first


 

Self Compassion - Letting Go of Perfection - February 5, 2011

A key ingredient for resilience is self compassion. How do we learn to accept ourselves, flaws and all.  Another lesson from the work of Dr Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.


 

Remembering to Give Thanks - November 6, 2010

The meaning of the holidays can easily get lost in the busy-ness of the preparations.  How do we put the Thanks back in Thanksgiving.


 

Tempered Optimism - October 30, 2010

With the emphasis on positive thinking, we can forget there is a value in pessimism.  Positive thinking can be like magical thinking unless it is grounded in a realistic assessment of what is.