BOO187 – Self- Compassion

We underestimate the power of self compassion in enhancing our well-being, health and relationships.  A quick reminder of a few steps we can take...

Special Interview with Parker J Palmer

As author and educator Parker J. Palmer approaches his 80th birthday, he has numerous reflections on how to show up for our lives…how to navigate th...

BOO184 – The Ladder Out of Mindtraps

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

BOO183- Mindtrap of Ego

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

BOO182 – Mindtrap of Control

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

BOO181 – Mindtrap of Agreement

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

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...

BOO178 – Getting Stuck in Mindtraps

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

BOO177 – How Do You Do Your Days?

What seeds are we planting with our words and actions?  We are creating our future with every step we take. Do I take steps or speak in service to lo...

BOO176 – Hard to Hate Up Close Encore

Brene Brown, in her new book, says it is hard to hate up close, move in.  We are living in the  land where us and them is more common then the notio...

BOO175- Seeing Ourselves

Having a reflective practice is not the same as becoming more self aware.  How do we increase our ability to observe ourselves. Resources Showing Up ...

BOO174 – Showing Up – Encore

What gives me the courage to show up and let myself be seen?  After a few incidents where I felt like I withheld my perspective or didn’t follo...

BOO170 – Gratitude is Always a Choice

Gratitude is a choice despite what is happening around us.  It is correlated with resilience, happiness and health.  Gratitude is always an option. ...

BOO169 – Creative Healing

Art is healing.  Looking back at years of writing, my changes showed.  I used to diminish them as my little stories, now I know they are an importan...

BOO168 – Moving Beyond Shoulds

We often have an image of how things SHOULD go.  But what if that isn’t what shows up?  How do we move beyond the shoulds? Resources Play the ...

BOO166 – Rethinking Leadership

Many think that leadership is the charismatic one; the one who has the answers.  The irony is the hero leaders are not the ones who get great results...

BOO165- Focusing Our Attention

Learning to intentionally focus our attention can change our brain structure according to Dr. Dan Siegel.  This episode explores the power of his Whe...

BOO164- Changing for Real – Encore

We don’t need to be fixed.  We grow and change by learning to be more present with whatever shows up.  That capacity softens the hold of our e...

BOO163- Finding Meaning

Taking the time to find meaning in our lives enhances our sense of well-being and supports our on focusing our energy on what matters most. Resources ...

BOO162 – Confidence

Confidence is there already, what most of us need to learn is how to stop undermining it. Resources Are You Playing Small? Being Kind to Myself Trappe...

BOO160- Restoring Our Energy

We need to play hard in order to work hard.  The quality of our restoration makes a huge difference in our productivity and health. Resources Resilie...

BOO159 – Receiving with Grace

Our culture tends to celebrate rugged individualism, what we miss is our interconnected we are.  It is important for us to learn to accept our interd...

BOO158 – Being Right

Aspiring to tell my truth, I need to remember that is different than being right.  Our perception and experience is the whole of reality.   Reso...

BOO156- REPEAT Facing Hatred

It is important to find a way to take a stand for love and at the same time face our own shadows. Resources Understanding Our Shadow Implicit Associat...

BOO155 – Who Do You Listen To?

Who do you listen to completely share their thoughts before you share yours?  Do you work on a rebuttal while appearing to be listening?  What suppo...

BOO154 – Are you playing small?

Are you playing small?  Do you withhold your voice?  Or not risk going for what you want?  What keeps us from stretching a bit? Resources Acceptanc...

BOO153 – Curiosity As A Growth Tool

It is powerful to add a dose of curiosity to what you are experiencing, especially the tough stuff.  And instead of rejecting or judging a reaction, ...

BOO148 – Seeing My Choices

Being proactive means seeing where we have control or influence; seeing where I have choices.  Resources 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – ...

BOO144 – Wisdom from Dr. Yvonne Cheek

In the fall of 2017, Dr Yvonne Cheek and others reflected on what is needed from women leaders now.  This is an edited version of her 10 minute talk....

BOO143 – Taking a Stand for Kindness

Kindness means being caring and considerate. It does not mean not speaking up or doing tough stuff.  How would it change my days if I took a consciou...

BOO142 – Civility

What’s wrong with civility?  Exploring how civility is not an exercise in politeness but more a practice of speaking your truth without diminis...

BOO141 – Defensiveness

Why do I get defensive and what will make me more open to other’s perceptions? Resources Dr John Gottman’s 4 Horsemen Dr Carol Dweck on Mi...

BOO140 – REPEAT Persistence Helps

Persistence can be developed.  And it is critical for you to create a life that focuses on what matters most.  In this episode are some times for cu...