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The Best of Ourselves is a weekly coaching show that explores how to be less reactive and more mindful in our day-to-day lives. Host Marcia Hyatt is a certified leadership and life coach. She tells stories and shares the latest research on topics include behavior change, effective communications, resilience, teams, growing, leadership and organizations.

Best of Ourselves Podcast Best of Ourselves Podcast

    • Self Help

The Best of Ourselves is a weekly coaching show that explores how to be less reactive and more mindful in our day-to-day lives. Host Marcia Hyatt is a certified leadership and life coach. She tells stories and shares the latest research on topics include behavior change, effective communications, resilience, teams, growing, leadership and organizations.

    BOO222- Reacting

    BOO222- Reacting

    Over the past 20 years, we have had a handy excuse for being reactive – my amygdala was hijacked.  Turns out that isn’t the case, our higher order thinking brain is still available to us….







    Resources







    Your Body Is Your Brain, Amanda Blake







    Breathe Podcast

    • 5 min
    BOO221 – Intentions – Allies for Growth

    BOO221 – Intentions – Allies for Growth

    Focusing our attention is what creates new neural pathways – it basically sculpts our brains.  Having clear intentions helps us focus on dreams, purpose, qualities…  What is your intention?







    Resources







    Change Is Possible

    • 5 min
    BOO220 – Change is Possible

    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 moment, we can create new neural pathways, meaning we can change!







    Resources







    https://www.drdansiegel.com/

    • 5 min
    BOO219 – Breathe

    BOO219 – Breathe

    Learning how to get grounded helps us access more of our intelligence; we are not our brightest selves when we are reactive.







    Resources







    An Interview with Wendy Palmer







    Mindtraps Podcast

    • 5 min
    BOO218 – Do You See What I See?

    BOO218 – Do You See What I See?

    How do you ask a fish to see water? How do you ask yourself (and others) to see their worldview?  It frames everything we see and do and mostly, we don’t notice.







    Resources







    Active Hope







    Reinventing Organizations







    Richard Tarnas – Lunar Mentality

    • 5 min
    BOO217- Intentional Change

    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 and change – video of Dr Boyatis







    Helping People Change

    • 5 min

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