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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 Marcia Hyatt, PCC: Leadership and Life Coach

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    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

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.

    BOO332 – Encore – What is the Inner Critic?

    BOO332 – Encore – What is the Inner Critic?

    One thing we can do to improve the quality of our lives is to change our relationship with the inner critic.  In this episode, with the help of Roxanne Howe Murphy, we explore what is the inner critic?







    If you would like to learn more about the inner critic, join the Deep Living Lab free dialogue on September 1, “Is the Inner Critic Running the Show?“







    Resources







    Roxanne Howe Murphy







    Enoughness Podcast

    • 5 min
    BOO331 – Being

    BOO331 – Being

    Imagine your mother telling you, at an early age, you are not a label, you are a being.  My One Small Step conversation partner agreed to share the lesson he learned from  his mother.







    Resources







    Reflection on the One Small Step Conversation







    Story Corps One Small Step Program

    • 5 min
    BOO330 – Who Was Most Influential In Your Life?

    BOO330 – Who Was Most Influential In Your Life?

    Who was MOST influential in your life?  It was a hard question.  After considering many lessons from my parents, family, friends and teachers, I choose Uncle Bob.  Reflecting on why,  was a valuable exercise.







    Resources







    Uncle Bob’s Obituary







    One Small Step – the conversation that inspired this reflection

    • 5 min
    BOO329 – Encore – Fierce Self Compassion

    BOO329 – Encore – Fierce Self Compassion

    Self compassion is a powerful form of self-care. It enhances our ability to be resilient and learn.  Kristin Neff has expanded the definition of self compassion to include both nurturing and fierce self compassion.







    Resources







    Kristin Neff’s website with resources and information

    • 4 min
    BOO328 – One Small Step

    BOO328 – One Small Step

    One Small Step is a iniative by StoryCorps.  The intention of this program is to strengthen communities, one conversation at a time.  In this episode, Marcia shares reflection on her time with another community member with different political leanings.







    Resources







    One Small Step at WTIP







    One Small Step Initiative







    Turning Off Our Alarm Systems Podcast







    Encounter with Others Podcast

    • 5 min
    BOO327 – Encore – Sometimes You Just Need to Laugh

    BOO327 – Encore – Sometimes You Just Need to Laugh

    Instead of the intense reflection on changing, I told a few funny stories.  Laughter helps us navigate challening times. FeBe (January 28, 2011 to July 13, 2021) featured in the photo above, made us laugh every day. Such is the gift of our pets.







    Resources







    Stress Relief From Laughter: No Joke, Mayo Clinic

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Slim2k16 ,

Beautiful podcast

So insightful, so calming. My favorite podcast.

tommymerle ,

helpful

I enjoy these podcasts every week.

jeff_wandering ,

Packed full of wisdom and insight in just 5 minutes

I look forward to these 5 minutes of wisdom and wisdom each week from Marcia. She has a wonderfully calm and pleasant speaking voice and is able to fill 5 short minutes with more value than most can with much more.

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