BOO134 – Trapped in My Story

Early on, we learn a story of who we are supposed to be, how we are supposed to do life.  These stories become our reality. “I have to be strong.”  “I have to put others needs befo...

BOO120 – Self-Awareness is Hard

Self awareness is the top quality of successful leaders.  It is a key to living an intentional and joyful life.  And it is very hard to observe ourselves as so much is driven by that adaptive uncons...

BOO119 – Changing for Real

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 ego. Resources Deep Living Interview with Roxanne H...

BOO116 – Giving Feedback is Tricky

Feedback is highly valued in our culture.  It is assumed that organizations rich in feedback are more productive.  In this episode, we explore some research and neuroscience that challenges that ass...

BOO88 – Year-end Reflection

The wisest ones are self-aware.  We each can develop this capacity by taking time to reflect.  The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what has been and what is emerging.   Resources ...

BOO71 – Being Kind to Myself

When we notice how hard we can be on ourselves, we beginning the process of being kinder to ourselves.  Using the work of Kristen Neff and Brene Brown, we explore the essentials of self compassion. &...

BOO68 – Beyond Lists

Growing and changing, in a sustainable way, means we need to understand what is rooting our current behavior.   Resources: How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work One Simple Exercise to Me...

BOO63 – Multi-Tasking

Multi-tasking has the illusion of helping us go faster.  It doesnt.  And new evidence shows it makes us more tired as well.  What are some strategies to stay more present?   Resources The Atla...

BOO58 – What Am I Avoiding

It is a powerful question to ask yourself regularly:  What Am I Avoiding?  You will learn more about yourself and become more intentional in your choices.  It is understandable to avoid discomfort ...

BOO55- Being Unkind to Myself

How often are we hard on ourselves?  How often do we deny our feelings or push through?  What do we do when we REALLY see that we are being unkind?  In this episode, we explore what to do when we o...

BOO52 – Getting Out of Our Head to Make Choices

We make choices all day long. It is how we sculpt our lives.  We need to get out of head-centric approach and invite the body into the conversation. Resources: Out of Our Heads – Interview with...

BOO49 – Getting Unstuck

We learn certain behaviors as children to cope with the world. Over time, the patterns we learned to create stability in our lives can become rigid.  How do we move from this place of rigidity (stuc...

BOO48 – Stop Feeding Your Inner Critic

How we stop feeding the inner critic?  Treating it as real only strengthens its hold.  A few thoughts from the work of Roxanne Howe Murphy. Resources 4 Ways to Overcome Your Inner Critic 5 Ways to ...

BOO41 – Lessons in Vulnerability

We mistakenly think strength is the opposite of vulnerable.  Brene Brown’s work turns that notion on it’s head. It is only through vulnerability that we access the really meaningful thing...

BOO40 – Lessons in Mindfulness

In such an action-oriented world it is hard to learn how to be still.  Yet, that practice builds awareness and capacity to be present.  This is the third lesson from doing this radio show — wi...

BOO39 – Lessons in Gratitude

If you do any research on well-being, gratitude practices will likely show up.  Learning that and incorporating that into my life are 2 different things.   Resources Greater Good: The Science of...

BOO37-Reflection on the Year

To become more whole, we need to be self-aware. To become more self-aware, we need a practice of reflection.  The end of the year is a wonderful time to reflect on the experiences of the previous yea...

BOO36- Changing Behavior – A Special Edition

When we set intentions for the new year, we often find we want to change a habit or become a bit more intentional.  In this special 10 minute podcast, we explore different types of change and what se...

BOO28 – Showing Up

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 follow-through on a plan, I thought it was time to refl...