BOO279 – Choosing To Be Free

We are not truly free when we are trapped by hatred and prejudice.  What supports us being more free of reactions, blaming and instead choose our...

BOO275 – Centering versus Reacting

Choosing our response versus reacting.  What practices invite you to be fully present and grounded? Resources Wendy Palmer, Leadership Embodiment...

BOO274- Loving Our Community

How do we strengthened our ability to love our neighbors?  A few inspiring stories and lesson. Resources Fearless Dialogues, Dr Ellis Antoinette ...

BOO273 – Fumbling Forward

Conversations about politics, race, the environment or other heated topics are hard to have.  How do we create an agreement that allows us to fum...

BOO269 – Come Out Wherever You Are

We need to heal to create joy in our lives. We need to heal to make social justice possible.  But first, we need to stop hiding… Resources ...

BOO255 – Intentionality

We have a lot more choice than we remember. It is so easy to spend the day being reactive.  And if we pause, and reflect on what we would like to...

BOO253 – What Are You Referring To?

One key to a constructive conversation, is to be genuinely curious about the other person’s experience.  Otherwise, we are just debating conclu...

BOO247 – Lessons from John Lewis

When a friend was lamenting that she couldn’t imagine listening to people who had different political beliefs, I was dismayed.  It’s been...

BOO246 – Getting Perspective

We need to be conscious about what we pay attention to.  If we only focus on what is wrong, we lose perspective. Resources Brene Brown “Ask...

BOO244 – Exploring Race

If we are kind and well intentioned people, how could we be racist?  Isn’t that the label for hateful and cruel people?  In this episo...

BOO239 – How Can I Be of Service?

It is hard to believe what we do can make a difference.  It is easy to look that other way or give up hope facing such big problems.  This episode e...

BOO238 Encore – Working Hope

Are you hopeful?  How do we re-frame hope to support us using our energy towards what matters most. Resources Active Hope Video on THE GREAT TURN...

BOO237 Encore- Using My Voice

I notice how I stay comfortable and how that can keep me stuck.    In this case, I noticed how I wouldn’t speak up, especially if I fa...

BOO236 – Listening Between the Words

If we are going to have productive conversations and build community, we need to grow our capacity to listen. And we need to reduce our capacity to ge...

BOO235 Encore – Breathe

Learning how to get grounded helps us access more of our intelligence; we are not our brightest selves when we are reactive. Resources An Interview wi...

BOO234 – Suffocating

If we want to create a more beautiful world, we need to start with what is present.  The brutal murder of George Floyd has become a wake up call for ...

BOO232 – Creating Kindness Stories

We become the stories we tell ourselves.  Celebrating kindness to create a community of care. Resources Kindness as a Strategy Taking a Stand for...

BOO228 – Kindness As A Strategy

When times are stressful, emotions run high.  In this episode, hear an inspiring example of using kindness and love to counter agression. Resourc...

BOO225 – How Not to Become Brittle

In challenging times, it is hard staying resilient.  What have we learned about what supports us staying nimble in uncertain and complex times? R...

BOO222- Reacting

Over the past 20 years, we have had a handy excuse for being reactive – my amygdala was hijacked.  Turns out that isn’t the case, our...

BOO208- The Mindtrap of Ego – ENCORE

Our hard wiring response to change is exactly the wrong thing we need to thrive in turbulence, uncertainty and complexity.  In Jennifer Garvey Be...

BOO203- Mindtraps – Encore

Our hard wiring response to change is exactly the wrong thing we need to thrive in turbulence, uncertainty and complexity.  In Jennifer Garvey Berger...

BOO180 – The mindtrap of rightness

Our hard wiring response to change is exactly the wrong thing we need to thrive in turbulence, uncertainty and complexity.  In Jennifer Garvey Be...