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Dr. Taylor Hartman, relationship expert and Psychologist, discusses key insights that he has made over his professional career on what makes successful relationships. His work The Color Code now called the People Code is a powerful agent for positive healthy relationships both personal and professional.

Very Best of Living Taylor Hartman

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    • 5.0 • 76 Ratings

Dr. Taylor Hartman, relationship expert and Psychologist, discusses key insights that he has made over his professional career on what makes successful relationships. His work The Color Code now called the People Code is a powerful agent for positive healthy relationships both personal and professional.

    A Momentous Goodbye: Legacy, Lessons, and New Beginnings

    A Momentous Goodbye: Legacy, Lessons, and New Beginnings

    As your host, I'm about to embark on a poignant journey of transition. It's a heartfelt goodbye from Dr. Taylor Hartman, who leaves us with pearls of wisdom that are both timeless and transformative. Through our conversation, he emphasizes the value of consistency, self-compassion, and living in the present, not just for the pursuit of goals. A key takeaway - we should foster our spiritual connection to God, deriving strength from the realization that we are His children. Remember, happiness is personal; don't feel trapped in someone else's definition of it. And more importantly, you can only control yourself, not others. Change is inevitable, embrace it with grace and adaptability.

    As we turn the page to a new chapter, we delve into the concept of legacy. It's not about physical possessions, but the imprints we leave on people's hearts and the potential to influence future generations. As Cat Larsen steps into the spotlight, she underscores the value of a legacy that transcends time and generations. We discuss the importance of knowing our purpose and trusting in who we are as we move forward. It's a farewell filled with emotion, a celebration of new beginnings, and a reflective conversation around the transformative power of legacy. Tune in for an episode that promises to touch your heart, inspire change and make you ponder your own legacy.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 9 min
    The Power of Agency: A Double-Edged Sword

    The Power of Agency: A Double-Edged Sword

    Ever wondered what it really means to face your fears? Or how deeply our personalities can influence our relationships? Join us as we dissect these mysteries and more in our enlightening conversation with Cat Larsen. Together, we unravel the intricacies of mental health, uncovering how the power of agency can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Delving into the often-avoided topic of anxiety, we highlight the benefits of facing fears head-on and the danger of losing oneself when getting too entangled in others' affairs.

    We further discuss the fascinating realm of human behavior and relationships, considering how diverse personality traits can both complement and clash in various interactions. Decoding the unique needs of 'reds', 'blues', 'yellows' and 'whites', we offer insights on how to navigate these interactions effectively. This episode is packed with a wealth of wisdom, from understanding the roots of our emotions, the importance of investing in relationships, to tackling the phenomenon of analysis paralysis. So, tune in and join us on this enlightening journey to better understand yourself and the world around you.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 24 min
    Unlocking a Quality Life: Attitude, Boundaries, and Embracing Passion

    Unlocking a Quality Life: Attitude, Boundaries, and Embracing Passion

    Are you ready to unearth the secret to a quality life? Join us, Dr. Taylor Hartman and Cat Larsen, for a thoughtful exploration. We start by unlocking the power of attitudes. Together, we dissect how the mindset we carry can either propel our growth or hinder it, especially during challenging phases of life. We touch upon a crucial aspect of self-trust and setting boundaries, shedding light on the dysfunctionality of enabling. The key takeaway: Stop what doesn't serve you.

    As we journey further, we delve into the essence of risk-taking and its significance to success. We share our thoughts on the practice of 'paying our dues' - a concept that embodies decision-making and selfless giving without the expectancy of returns. During moments of hardship, the art of giving back holds immense importance. We then navigate towards discovering and embracing our passions, emphasizing the thrilling venture into new experiences. The most beautiful passions are often hidden, waiting for us to explore new territories. Remember, you won't uncover your true passion until you have the courage to try.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 26 min
    Navigating Through Negativity: Tales of Adventure and Avoiding Burnout

    Navigating Through Negativity: Tales of Adventure and Avoiding Burnout

    Ever felt the sting of judgment or the heat of burnout? Join us on a global expedition, unpacking our friend  Paco's (Cat's Husband) tales of challenging travel experiences, turning discomfort into adventure, and sailing past the icebergs of negativity. We'll explore how Paco, a larger guy with a big love for life, armors up against the daggers of judgment and still manages to diffuse tense situations with surprising charm and positivity. 

    Journey with us as we navigate through the polar plunge of burnout, offering you lifelines on how to stand your ground when you feel unseen, unheard, and unappreciated. We’ll share stories of bravery in the face of adversity, practical advice on maintaining a healthy work-life balance, and tips on how to keep your ship sailing smoothly even amidst stormy weather. Whether you're battling personal or professional challenges, get ready for an enlightening voyage filled with inspiring stories, invaluable lessons, and a dose of empathy. It's time to seize the day, avoid burnout, and chart the course to a joyful, fulfilling life.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 26 min
    The Impact of Personality Colors on Relationships and Self-Awareness

    The Impact of Personality Colors on Relationships and Self-Awareness

    Ever wonder how much your personality colors influence your behavior and interpersonal relationships? Brace yourselves for a deep dive into the beautiful palette of the Hartman Personality Profile, guided by yours truly and the brilliant Cat Larsen. We'll be peeling back the layers of the intricate relationship between our core and secondary colors and the surprising ways they shape our everyday interactions and decision-making processes. Join us on this enlightening journey as we share our personal experiences with our own unique color combinations and how this understanding has enhanced our interactions and relationships. 

    We're also blowing the lid off the often overlooked subject of boundaries and entitlement in relationships. By decoding our personality colors, we can tailor the way we manage our relationships and face challenges unique to our color profiles. We delve into the unique struggles blues, reds, and yellows may encounter in building connections and how blues can empower themselves by embracing their truth and learning to trust. We'll also walk you through the ways your secondary color can subtly tint your life experiences.

    And it doesn't stop there. We're taking a hard look at the unsettling issue of manipulation. We'll arm you with strategies to spot manipulation and build effective boundaries to guard your peace. We'll reveal which colors might be more susceptible to manipulation and how you can identify them. We'll wrap up our discussion on a positive note, emphasizing the central role self-awareness plays in managing our interactions and relationships. Join us in this insightful conversation, and let's color your world with a deeper understanding of yourself and others.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 26 min
    Beneath the Surface: A New Look at Personal Responsibility in Therapy

    Beneath the Surface: A New Look at Personal Responsibility in Therapy

    Ever wondered if your therapist or coach truly understands your dilemma, or are they simply offering superficial solutions? Join us, Dr. Taylor Hartman and Cat Larsen, as we delve into the world of informed decision making in therapy. This episode unravels a real-life situation of a woman struggling with intimacy issues, revealing the dangers of superficial fixes, and the powerful impact of uncovering the underlying truth. We challenge therapists and coaches to be responsible for the advice they give, and stress the importance of not simply treating the symptoms but uncovering the root cause.

    We shift gears to explore personal ownership and the fear of change that often paralyzes us in relationships. Emphasizing the importance of self-awareness and understanding the consequences of our decisions, we discuss how the desire for more in a relationship can create feelings of unease and obligation. Feeling like ‘the problem’ often stems from a fear of change and a reluctance to take charge. We conclude with a thought-provoking discussion on congruence, and the crucial elements to consider when assessing legitimacy. Tune in for a compelling exploration of therapy, personal responsibility, and the power of informed decision-making.
    Take the Personality and Character Profiles at TaylorHartman.com.
    Send questions and comments to Taylor@TaylorHartman.com Or Cathy@TaylorHartman.com with “Podcast” in the subject line.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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76 Ratings

76 Ratings

yellowkathy ,

Great Podcasts

I look forward to these podcasts every week when a new one comes out. They are entertaining and yet so informative and helpful for just living each day. Keep them coming you guys are wonderful.
Kathy

eeeeeeeeeeeelisa ,

Best podcast!

I have adored listening to this podcast. I listen to each episode with a smile on my face. Taylor and Cathy are entertaining and I learn so much.

kimred52 ,

Love it 😍

I love listening to Taylor and Cathy. It’s like listening to my old friends giving great insight and advice. Here’s to getting charactered 😜

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