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Hearing Intent Apr 25, 2021

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Welcome to the Natural Way of Being Video Blog. This video is titled “Hearing Intent.” I want to talk about listening. Now most of us would agree that it's important to listen when someone is talking to us, but I want to talk about how we listen.

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It Takes Two to Tango Apr 18, 2021

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Welcome to the Natural Way of Being video blog. This video is titled, “It Takes Two to Tango”. So have you ever wondered why some interactions that you have just seem magical and open and connected and both are just having this great connection...

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Stop Editing Yourself Jan 11, 2021

Video Blog Summary: Stop Editing Yourself

Have you ever had something to say to someone and held it back? Or edited what you’re saying they are comfortable with it.

I wonder if we are protecting people from what they might feel if we say what our heart is guiding us to say to...

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Ask For What You'd Like Dec 17, 2020

Video Blog Summary: Ask For What You'd Like

As we approach the holidays in this most unusual year, what are you wanting to happen during the holidays? And, are you willing to ask for it?

There’s often a pattern to hope the things we want will magically happen. So we don’t ask for...

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Finding Common Ground Dec 02, 2020

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Two friends and I were doing a healing meditation to send energy for people to unify after the election.

Shortly after we started to meditate, an idea came to me to send energy for people to unify by understanding each other’s perspectives. And then I...

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They Think Their Issue is Your Issue May 02, 2016

People have issues with you. Ironically, the more character you have, the more issues people likely have with you.

But never forget whose issues they are. It is their issue with you. And keep in mind, they really believe it is your issue.

Your choice is to take on other people's issues...

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Clear Advice Oct 23, 2013

Family, friends, parents, and colleagues tend to give advice or suggestions to the people that they care about. However, most offer advice based on what they would do if they were in that person’s situation.

The problem is they are not that person. What is good for them may not be good for...

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Keep Inviting People Feb 15, 2013

People do not like being told what to do. Yet we want to share things with them. Why not invite them? An invitation is one of the clearest and powerful ways to lead and interact with other human beings.

Invitation works really well if you tell them what you are going to do and then invite them to...

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Don't Get Shifted May 22, 2012

You come back from lunch and your coworker is going through your desk. You walk over and ask him what he's doing.

“Oh, our committee needed those color dry erase markers that you have for our presentation. Since you are at lunch, I figured you wouldn't mind if I borrowed them."

You feel...

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Who Are You Protecting? Feb 02, 2011

Who is threatened by your success? Who gets scared when you let yourself shine? Do you crawl back in your box when you see the frightened look on their face?

Intellectually, we know that we are not doing anyone any favors by protecting them. Holding yourself back for another person to feel safe...

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Folding Over the Envelope Jun 06, 2010

You can walk through life open or shut down. So how can you stay open and vulnerable without being taken advantage of or setting yourself up for the slaughter?

The best skill I have come across for this was taught to me by Bart Anderson. He called it "folding over the envelope".

We tend to view...

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Trust People to Be Who They Are Oct 30, 2009

We are determined to change people. We want people to be who we think they should be. We want people to be who we need them to be.

It doesn't seem to matter to us if it is something that they want to be. It doesn't even seem to matter if it is something they are able to be.

Yet when they turn...

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