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Eight Tips for Dating and for Healthy Romantic Relationships

For this miniseries on romantic relationships, I interviewed 7 experts, psychologists, psychotherapists, researchers and coaches. This episode is a compilation of the resulting 8 episodes. We heard some very personal stories about interethnic relationships, marriage and breakups.

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How to Thrive After Breakup and Have Fun Dating

Psychotherapist Tracie Pinnock shares what you can do in order to thrive after break up, and how to make dating fun and avoid dating burnout.

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Use Social Skills to Multiply Your Success in Building Friendships

Knowing the social skills that you lack and working on them can be the turning point in having conversations and developing bonds of friendship.

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How to Use Memorable Conversations to Create Friendship

Join this conversation with Coach Lee Hopkins to learn how to use memorable conversations to connect with people and build friendships.

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How Understanding Neuroscience Can Help You Build Stronger Relationships

Join Debra Pearce, Maria Escobar, Ute Franzen-Waschke, and me as we talk about the role of neuroscience in relationships.

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How to Build and Manage Effective Relationships in Person and Remotely at Work with Emily Lamia

Damianne discusses building and managing effective relationships in person and remotely at work with Emily Lamia on Changes Big and Small.

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How to Show Up with Unconditional Friendship to find Points of Connection and Kindness In Every Relationship with Sunitha Narayanan

Join Leadership Impace Coach Sunitha Narayanan and Damianne in this conversation about unconditional friendship and how to find points of connection and kindness in every relationship.

Timeline of the Chat

[01:54] What does it mean to be wholehearted in conversation
[05:48] The Elements of Whole Heartedness
[08:17] One game changing tool to prepare for conversations
[09:17] The often missing piece in conversations
[11:54] Building your toolkit
[18:18] Working through resistance
[23:24] Agreements on How to Disagree
[27:04] Working Around Triggers that shut down or dampen connections
[29:00] Sitting With Someone as they work through problems
[32:33] Timing is Optional
[34:13] Showing up with Unconditional Friendship
[38:29] Practice and an Invitation

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How to be a Better Listener and Unravel Your Chain of Pain

Learn how to be a Better Listener and Unravel Your Chain of Pain from the research and with guidance from coaches Jeff and Ellen White. By being present, self-aware and responsive, you can become a better listener and change your default reactions to different situations.

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Follow Your Chain of Pain to Build Stronger Relationships with Jeff and Ellen White

We all carry baggage or a chain of pain. Coaches Jeff and Ellen White share strategies to follow your chain of pain to build stronger relationships. You can break the chain of pain to choose how you show up in your relationships, and to build more fulfilling and rewarding relationships.

[01:41] Which relationship creates the initial template for our other relationships
[03:38] What is Attachment Theory
[07:44] One behavior that’s crucial in all relationships
[10:56] Relationship Skills are a Journey
[12:44] Listening to the Cues and Clues and Relationships
[16:31] Figuring out your blueprint for conversations
[19:00] What is the chain of pain – First steps
[22:30] What’s it like to be in relationship with you?
[30:35] Getting feedback from those that you are in relationship with
[34:43] How do we show up differently in different relationships?
[38:44] Two invitations to build fulfilling relationships

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Ask Why Not Instead of Why

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Changes Big and small will be back for Season 4 next week! Get ready to explore intimate relationships, friendships, work relationships and family relationships. In the meantime, I’m sharing an interview where I was a guest on another show.

I recently appeared on the Be Your Own Kind podcast with host Renita who was a guest on Changes Big and Small in episode 34. I’ve shared an excerpt on Changest Big and Small and you can listen to the whole episode here or embedded below.

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Own Your Story and Tell it Like You Mean It

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In his book Think Again, Adam Grant talks about exploring concepts from a spherical perspective. That idea of looking at things from so many different angles as is possible in a spherical shape appeals to me.

In this second compilation episode on self-acceptance, I will be highlighting elements of interviews with seven different guests on the topic of self-acceptance. I’ll be weaving a thread between the episodes to help you understand different elements of self-acceptance and its relevance and application in your life. The featured guests are Rachel Tapscott, Daralyse Lyons, Michelle Kuei, Seanna Leath, Aruna Krishnan, Fatima Oliver and Sarah Eames.

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Start Right Where You Are with Self Acceptance

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I conducted 19 interviews for season 3 of Changes Big and Small. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be reading Radical Self Acceptance by Tara Brach and discussing it on the podcast. Feel free to read along and join the conversation. Or if you’ve read the book, feel free to share your thoughts and questions with me at contact@changesbigandsmall.com or you can live a voice recording by clicking on the Start here link.

Self-acceptance means knowing your strengths, weaknesses, successes, failures, and seeing yourself as worthy of love, of dignity, despite your imperfections. It means accepting who you really are, not who you wish you should be or want to be. It has no judgement, only truth. This sets it apart from the related idea of self-esteem because self-esteem only focuses on the “esteemed” or the positive aspects of yourself. Self-acceptance looks at all of yourself and likes yourself regardless of the “flaws”, and it is essential before any transformation.

From the exploration this season, we know that there are many things that affect our self acceptance. These include our relationship with ourselves and with others, the stories we tell about the various facets of our lives and our self-image.

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