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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Persistence: A Key Ingredient for Success - February 2, 2013

Summarizing research on persistence from an article in The Intelligent Optimist (www.theoptimist.com).  We can learn to develop our persistence to pursue


Spring Waterfall by Stephan Hoglund

Exploring Inspiration - January 26, 2013

What creates inspiration? Marcia explores this subject with her artist husband, Tom Christiansen.


 
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REPEAT - Courage to Be Vulnerable - January 19, 2013

How do we have the courage to show up as our full selves. This encore segment reviews the work of Brene Brown, from her Houston TED talk in 2010.


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Don't Take It Personally, It Might Be Projection - January 12, 2013

The second of The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz is "Don't Take It Personally".  The more I learn about shadow and projection, the more I understand your reaction to me may h


 
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Exploring Our Shadow - January 5, 2013

The shadow, as defined by Carl Jung, are disowned parts of ourselves.  Becoming conscious of our shadow is an important part of our journey to wholeness. 


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Setting Intentions - December 29, 2012

Instead of New Year's Resolutions, try setting intentions to focus your attention on what matters most. Create the intention as a question and then learn how to live into it.


 
"Marshmallow globs hanging on every limb are a flocked delight"

Positively Grateful - December 22, 2012

During stressful times, it helps to savor the postive moments in our day.  This week, Marcia used www.positivityratio.com to help her focus on the lif


West Coast of Ireland by Marcia Hyatt

Blessings - December 15, 2012

In turbulent times, it is hard to find words to ease the journey.  Blessings, according to John O'Donohue are "a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal, and strengthen.&q


 
Tulip with Wasp by Stephan Hoglund

Receiving Feedback to Grow - December 8, 2012

Feedback does not always feel like a gift and usually it is. It helps us see what we don't see.


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Storytelling That Brings Us Together - December 1, 2012

Story telling connects us to each other. Even if we have very different conclusions about life, if you tell me your story, I will listen.