BOO12 – Confidence

We naturally have confidence. What we need to learn is how to stop undermining it. Resources: Dr Paul Gilbert talking about confidence Rick Hanson Self-Compassion    ...

BOO11- How Do We See Ourselves More Clearly

If we aspire to show up as our best selves, we need to be self-awareness.  Our own contradictions are very hard to see in ourselves. Resources: Women in Leadership Let Your Life Speak  by Parker Pal...

BOO10 – Defensiveness

  Defensiveness is a relational disease. How do we move beyond it to increase the quality of our relationships? Resources: Crucial Conversations  ...

BOO09 – Getting Beyond Irritation

When you notice yourself becoming irritated or angry with someone, it is a great opportunity to learn more about yourself. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding ...

BOO 004: Decision Making

We have have a strong intuition that serves us well. However, we hardly ever catch our own biases....

BOO 003: Acceptance as a Way to Change

When we try to suppress parts of ourselves, they get stronger. Using the work of Roxanne Howe Murphy in Deep Living and Christopher Germer in the Mindful Path to Self Compassion, we explore the power...

BOO 002: Lessons in Projection

Projection is a defense mechanism, where we project what we don't like about ourselves onto others. It's helpful to notice it in action....