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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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The Art of Intentional Living Continued - July 9, 2011

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Staying intentional is not just about our external choices, it is also about how we interact with ourselves.

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Ease Versus Effort: The Wisdom to Know the Difference - July 2, 2011

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How do I discern what is mine to do and do it with ease?  Effort is not a bad choice, it just might not always be the best choice.

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The Art of Intentional Living: A Compilation of Our Choices - June 25, 2011

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The art of intentional living sounds hard but all it involves is increasing the number of conscious choices.

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Journaling: Cultivating Self-Awareness - June 18, 2011

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Journaling can be used many ways to enhance our self awareness. Whether we keep a food log or try to capture our deepest thoughts, taking the time to write it down can increase our ability to live intentionally.

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Let's Be Honest - June 11, 2011

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How honest are with others?  How honest are with ourselves?  Do we have an increased tolerance for dishonesty?

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Tolerating People That Bug Us - June 4, 2011

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When we spend our time judging others and talking about others, we lose the real opportunity, to learn more about ourselves.

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Stillness and Action: A Powerful Combination - May 28, 2011

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Combining the "rainbow path" with the "lightening bolt path" is a powerful approach for important decisions in our lives.    When do I need more stillness before I act?

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The Art of Stress-free Productivity - May 21, 2011

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Lessons from the book, Getting Things Done, by David Allen.

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Becoming More Intentional By Observing Ourselves - may 14, 2011

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So much of what we do  is by habit. Pyschologist Timothy Wilson, in his book Strangers To Ourselves, writes we are like a huge jumbo jet liner on autopilot.  He calls this  autopilot our adaptive unconscious. To become more intentional, we need to become observers of ourselves.

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Why Don't We Do What We Know is Good For Us? - May 7, 2011

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Why don't we do what is logical?  Why don't most heart patients actually change their behavior?  Why do I put everything else as a higher priority over self-care?

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