Mindful Communication Podcast episode #60 - How Language Reveals Biases

Haesun Moon is the Program Director of the Solution Focused Brief Coaching Program at the University of Toronto. She is one of Canada`s leading educators and advocates for Solution Focused Brief Coaching, and is the author of more than two books including "Language of Hope" and "Coaching A to Z".

In this episode, we talk about the presuppositions we make in language, our default thinking toward past regrets and unwelcome futures, why coaching is the best way for adults to learn, and much...

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #59 - Body Conscious Conflict

Abigail Rose Clarke uses the body as a guide to a liberated future. Utilizing strategic, somatic methods, her work creates lasting change in our personal and professional lives, rippling out from individual to systemic change.

In this episode, we talk about the importance of being aware of the body during conflict, the difference between reactions and responses, how a lack of body awareness perpetuates oppressive systems, practical techniques for becoming more body aware, and much more.

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #58 - How to Deal With Difficult Family Members

Ever wonder what to say to difficult family members? You know who I'm talking about. Maybe they're terrible listeners, they're inconsiderate or just plain rude... whatever it is, they are a burden and you don't like them that much (but find that they are in your life regardless).

That said, you can't just SAY what's on your mind. There are implications and consequences of doing that!
 
In this episode, I go over a real-life example of a situation that happened to someone I met. I...
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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #57 - Boundary Setting 101

 Monica is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of DECIDE TO MOVE LLC. She is a Bestselling Author, Business Strategist, podcast host, speaker, and trainer. She is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author, who has co- authored two books: Fiercely Speaking, and Propel: The Essential Handbook for Emerging Women in Business & Leadership.

In this episode, we talk about why boundary setting is so hard, how to set boundaries, how to better know our boundaries, feeling "bad" and "selfish"...

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #56 - Kindness is a Superpower

Adrienne Bankert is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning correspondent for ABC News, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, and Nightline. She is also the author of the book Your Hidden Superpower: The kindness that makes you unbeatable at work and connects you with anyone.

In this episode, we talk about kindness really is, what kindness looks like, how to infuse kindness into your life, the difference between kindness and niceness, and much, much more.

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Adrienne's website

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #55 - Sales as a Spiritual Practice

Paul Ross is a Master Hypnotist, Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and Mindfulness Meditation instructor. For the past 30 years, he's taught thousands of people the power of language to persuade, sell, heal, turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones and pain into passion. He is also the author of the book Subtle Words that Sell.

In this episode, we discuss the power of suggestion, why sales is seen as so least, the difference between influencing and...

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #54 - The #1 Way to Build Trust With Others

In a previous episode, I had the opportunity to sit down with the former head of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, Robin Dreeke. We discussed a wide range of topics, spending lots of time talking about the concept of “trust”.

In this episode, I uncover that #1 way *and* share a powerful insight about how to hone this as a practice in your life and build trust with anyone, everywhere you go.

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Mindful Communication website

My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #53 - Why Worrying is a Waste of Time and Energy

The most common way I limit myself is through worry. In fact, an instance of worry hit me the other week and *almost* took me out... except this time, it didn't.

In this episode, I share with you how I managed to avoid the worry trap and we dive into why worry is, in most cases, a complete waste of time and energy.

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Mindful Communication website

My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #52 - How to Give a Power Apology

Have you ever gotten a lacklustre apology? Have you ever GIVEN a lacklustre apology? It's OK, we all have. In fact, as you'll discover in this episode, almost every single apology given these days is quite unimpactful.

I dive into what a Powerful Apology is, how to distinguish it from a Regular Apology, and how to continue practicing it in your life.

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Mindful Communication website

My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy

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Mindful Communication Podcast episode #51 - My Thoughts on Racism and Lessons in Communication

It's been a wild time around the world, and I wanted to create an episode to speak directly to the issue of race that has been at the forefront of my mind.

I start off the episode by sharing a few learnings I have had over the last several weeks relating to issues of racism from the perspective of a white, heterosexual, non-disabled, neurotypical male. Then I will offer a new perspective for how we can tackle these issues from the lens of communication.

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