BOO267 – ENCORE- Acceptance

The paradox of sustainable change is learning to truly accept the parts of ourselves we want to “fix”. Resources Reacting Podcast Christop...

BOO261 – Facts and Faith

You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose —with the disciplineto confront the most brutal f...

BOO258 – Change is Always Possible

You can teach an old dog new tricks. Our brains are malleable and change with every interaction.  Yes, we are wired to operate from habit but we ...

BOO229- Olympic Level Challenges

Challenging times invite us to grow and change.  But what actually supports us to change? Resources Change is Possible Podcast Feeling Into Change Po...

BOO220 – Change is Possible

We sculpt our brain by what we pay attention to – therefore to be more intentional, we need to be aware of what we focus on.  Moment by mom...

BOO217- Intentional Change

Why is it so hard to do the things you know are good for you?  Some of the latest thinking about what supports change. Resources Brain science an...

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 stron...

BOO103 – Resilience

Resilience is a key to success, especially in times of change.  Reviewing the literature, Diane Coutu summarizes the themes in her Harvard Business R...

BOO93 – Celebrating Community

We are interconnected. We can accomplish so much more together.  And the quality of our lives is greatly enhanced when we learn how to be in communit...

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 Brow...

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 Ca...

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 ch...

BOO51 – Motivation

So many of us rely on incentives or punishments to motivate others.  The carrot only works for the most routine of tasks. To capture commitment, we n...

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. ...

BOO47 – River Stories – Repeat

Sometimes we get stuck in a rut, unable to see our way out. Dawna Markova provides a beautiful metaphor and process on how to move from a Rut to a Riv...

BOO42 – What Are You For?

As Sam Rayburn said, “Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.”  It is easy for each of us to know w...

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 vulner...

BOO20 – Creating Positive Habits

The Best of Ourselves podcast by Marcia Hyatt explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times. This episode is about how to cre...