In this Episode, We Discuss How to Make Great Relationships and…
- The fundamental quality of befriending, recognizing the good, and having compassion for ourselves is foundational in how we show up in a relationship
- Recognizing tension in relationships and developing practices to help you determine what to do or say and when
- Asking yourself to choose harmony or truth and how if you routinely choose one, you can end up with neither.
- Why it’s important to admit fault and how it’s a strength, not a weakness
- Using wise speech is about how we say something can have more impact than what we say
- The useful strategy of making small agreements that can improve larger issues in a relationship
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His seven books have been published in 31 languages and his latest book is Making Great Relationships: Simple Practices for Resolving Conflicts Building Connection, and Fostering Love He’s the founder of the Global Compassion Coalition and the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, as well as the co-host of the Being Well podcast – which has been downloaded over 10 million times. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard and his work has been featured on CBS, NPR, the BBC, and other major media.
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