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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What Helps Me Let My Light Shine - July 13, 2013

What does it take to let my light shine a bit more often?  What are the ingredients that increase that possibility?


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What Legacy Do You Want to Leave? - July 6, 2013

How we live our lives leaves a legacy to those who follow.  The word legacy is often associated with property or money.  However, some of  the most powerful legacies are the way we have


 
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Positivity - REPEAT from July 28, 2012

The book, Positivity by Barbara Frederickson, shows how to increase our positive emotions each day.  With a little bit of conscious effort, we can increase the quality of our days, our hea


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Competition May Not Get the Results We Thought - June 8, 2013

Competition is highly valued in our culture. However, there is evidence that it may not work as well as we think.


 
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Changing Your Story to Change Your Action - June 1, 2013

Growing and changing requires us to surface the assumption that holds us in place.  Reviewing the lesson from Kegan and Lahey's book, Immunity to Change and Dweck's book, Mindse


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The Power of Awareness - May 25, 2013

Becoming more aware is the key to living more intentionally.


 
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Well-Intentioned Responses That Do Not Work - May 18, 2013

Often our well-intentioned responses to friends in need does not help.  Watch out for advice and judgment; instead practice more listening and empathy.


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Choices Using Both of Our Brains - April 20, 2013

Research shows we have 2 brains, the one in our head, the other in our gut. How do we access our whole selves to make wise choices?


 
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It Isn't Personal - April 13, 2013

How do we not take what others do and say personally?  And how to we operate our lives out of our best selves versus in reaction to what others do or say?


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Love in Action - March 30, 2013

Civil righs activist and US Congressman John Lewis often cites an an African proverb - when you pray, move your feet.