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Best of Ourselves

Marcia Hyatt

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Marcia Hyatt

Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.  Each week, the feature explores what we can do to be intentional, creative and joyful in our lives. 

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Awareness - July 11, 2015

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What helps us see ourselves more clearly?  How do we grow beyond our contradictions? 

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Defensiveness - July 4, 2015

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

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Getting Beyond Irritation

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When you notice yourself becoming irritated or angry with someone, it is a great opportunity to learn more about yourself.

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Missing the Moments of Joy

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To avoid suffering we may also be missing moments of joy.

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Procrastination: Not Just a Time Management Issue

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What keeps us from doing what we say we are going to do, should do or want to do?

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Gratitude in Action - June 6, 2015

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Gratitude lessons from Dr. Robert Emmons, one of the world's leading experts on gratitude.

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Intentionally Authoring the Next Chapter - May 30, 2015

It is easy to forget we can author our days.  Sometimes we just need to be reminded.

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Decision Making

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

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Acceptance as a way to change - May 16, 2015

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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 of learning to be present with what shows up.

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Lessons in Projection - May 9, 2015

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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.

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