Best of Ourselves with Marcia Hyatt

Series produced by WTIP

Caption: Marcia Hyatt
Marcia Hyatt 

Each week, the Best of Ourselves explores what we can do to be intentional, creative and joyful in our lives.

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. Podcasts are also available at www.bestofourselves.com.


224 Pieces

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Multi-tasking has the illusion of helping us go faster. It doesn't. And new evidence shows it makes us more tired as well. What are some strategies...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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Legacy is such a big word. This podcast has more reflections on what it means to live on purpose; creating a legacy and living each moment. Marcia...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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At the end of my Uncle’s funeral, someone said, hearing about his life makes we want to be a better person. That is the kind of legacy I would lik...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
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Energizers as a part of a team create huge value. People learn more, are more creative, and want to work there…So what can you or I do to increase ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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The root of the word enthusiasm means divine inspired. It raises the questions, where is my enthusiasm? What brings me alive and on purpose? Marcia...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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It is a powerful question to ask yourself regularly: What Am I Avoiding? You will learn more about yourself and become more intentional in your cho...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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When we frame arguments as war, we have winners and losers, we attack, we defend, we shoot down their points. No wonder many of us avoid conflict. ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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We are stronger when we work together, with reflections on finding community all around us. Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provide...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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How often are we hard on ourselves? How often do we deny our feelings or push through? What do we do when we REALLY see that we are being unkind? I...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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When I lose hope, it is time to revisit Barbara Frederickson’s work on positive emotions. Her research shows the impact of having a 3-1 ratio posit...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unex...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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We make choices all day long. It is how we sculpt our lives. We need to get out of head-centric approach and invite the body into the conversation....

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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So many of us rely on incentives or punishments to motivate others. The carrot only works for the most routine of tasks. To capture commitment, we ...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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How do we learn to be a force for kindness? To not bully others and learn how to stand up to bullying forces. Reflections on finding the courage to...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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We learn certain behaviors as children to cope with the world. Over time, the patterns we learned to create stability in our lives can become rigid...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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How we stop feeding the inner critic? Treating it as real only strengthens its hold. Here are a few thoughts from the work of Roxanne Howe Murphy....

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Sometimes we get stuck in a rut, unable to see our way out. Dawna Markova provides a beautiful metaphor and process on how to move from a Rut to a ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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After thinking about Mary Jo Leddy’s talk “Surprised by Goodness,” I wondered how much kindness I do overlook each day? Where can I extend a bit mo...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Kindness is all around us. It is uplifting to notice and remember how many small acts of kindness are in our days. Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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As Sam Rayburn said, “Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.” It is easy for each of us to know what we are...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:00