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84: One thing you should know before a Difficult Conversation

10/15/2019
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Most people do not look forward to conflict, some even avoid it like the plague, when you discover this one thing about emotional desire paths you can turn your mind about a having a much needed difficult conversation. It will lead to less stress about and during a conflict. Our bodies keep the score, every emotion we feel impacts us in a physical way which can lead to avoiding important topics for fear of the inevitable emotional residue that they cause. Discover your emotional desire...

Duration:00:17:28

83: The Difficult Conversation

10/8/2019
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Summary: What makes a conversation difficult? Not all hard conversations are the same, some are harder than others. What makes a conversation hard to have? Why are some more difficult than others? In today’s episode discover the 4 types of hard talks and how to deal with them. What you’ll hear in this podcast: Work with Lara Apply for an On-air Coaching Call! Free Breakthrough Assessment Got a Question? Comment? Email Lara@difficulthappens.com Corporate...

Duration:00:20:24

82: Genocide Perspective & Hope with Maja Kazazic part 2

10/1/2019
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The power of the fight, flight, freeze or fawn reaction is so powerful that my guest today experienced it for 20 years. Genocide tends to do that to you. What happens years after a difficult or even traumatic experience is often where the real tough work begins. Humans are amazing creatures and when pushed, we can endure and through personal growth, we flourish. Our guest today, Maja Kazazic shares the impact, or echo, of the events she survived as a child living through a genocide that...

Duration:00:32:01

81: Genocide Perspective & Hope with Maja Kazazic part 1

9/24/2019
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What happens years after a difficult or even traumatic experience? Humans are amazing creatures and when pushed, we can endure and through personal growth, we can flourish. Maja Kazazic shares the impact, or echo, of the events she survived as a child living through a genocide that killed over 250,000 people There were moments of joy, unity, and resilience. Her real struggle happened 17 years later after she had triumphed over hundreds of surgeries, learning how to walk then run again and...

Duration:00:29:14

80 - Shame Judgment Resilience & Ramblings with One Broken Mom Part 2

9/17/2019
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Judgment, guilt, shame & vulnerability are like dominoes, each one falling on the next in a chain reaction. So is personal growth, as the dominoes fall your boundaries, self-esteem, and confidence grows. When we are open & vulnerable we grow into a better more empathetic person. As Ernest Hemingway said; “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” Ameé Quiriconi from the “One Broken Mom” podcast joins me for part 2 of our 2 part interview, where we dive...

Duration:00:40:29

79 - Shame Judgment Resilience & Ramblings with One Broken Mom Part 1

9/10/2019
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Our lives don’t always turn out as we expected. With courage to explore personal development and the “why” around our behavior, expectations and struggles your life can turn out even better than you had hoped. “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” Hemingway Whenever you put yourself out there in any way, no matter the setting, you open yourself up to judgment from others. So what do you do about it? How do you gain resilience during those tough...

Duration:00:45:11

78: How to say No and mean it - the Perfectionist edition

9/3/2019
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Uhm, No? Why is it so hard to say no sometimes? Saying no can be especially difficult when you have the conflict personality-type of a Perfectionist, let’s face it, you are very capable and you want things done right. It doesn't feel like it would take you long. Constantly saying yes, can lead to “yes fatigue”, but in order to know when and how to say NO, you need to know what the 5 Types of No are so that you aren’t caught off guard and answer with a reflexive Yes. It’s not reasonable...

Duration:00:19:22

77: Boundaries & the Extinction Burst Behavior of Manipulative Behavior

8/27/2019
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Manipulative people are very intuitive, they are very good at discovering what makes you tick and what your weaknesses are. Or at least what you consider a weakness in yourself. If you don’t like confrontation, they will use anger with you, if you are insecure about your ears, they will draw attention to them. In subtle, and not so subtle, ways manipulative or dysfunctional people will push your boundaries in order to get their way. When you strengthen you boundaries with these people you...

Duration:00:14:36

76: Emotional Manipulation & what to do about it

8/20/2019
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Feelings, nothing more than feelings. Emotions are a powerful thing, they can motivate us into action, fill us with warm flush feelings of love & adoration, trigger our fight, flight or freeze response before we are aware of it and they have teh ability to change our bodies chemistry. Manipulators, bully’s and dysfunctional people know the power of emotions. They are very intuitive when it comes to what you are insecure about and they will use your insecurities to pull an emotion from you...

Duration:00:20:00

75: 3 Distraction Techniques Manipulators use and How to Combat them

8/13/2019
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Have you ever been talking with someone about one topic, and before you know what’s happened you find yourself in a completely different conversation defending some previous action or statement unsure of how you got there? You, my friend, have fallen prey to a manipulators distraction technique. In today’s episode, we look at the most common forms of ‘opposer-strategies’ that manipulative & dysfunctional people use to get their way, define the narrative or elicit a response from you. We...

Duration:00:22:55

74: The Godfathers of Manipulation; Gaslighting and Blame-Shifting

8/6/2019
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Who are you going to believe? Me or your lying eyes? Have you ever questioned your own memory? Do you second guess yourself or wonder if you are just too sensitive? You may have fallen prey to one of the Godfathers of Manipulation; Gaslighting & Blame-Shifting. This episode continues our series on “opposer strategies’. These are strategies that combative people use when communicating. Bullies use these manipulative strategies, people who want to control and manipulate use these opposer...

Duration:00:16:38

73: Passive Aggressive Behavior and How to Combat It

7/30/2019
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Passive-aggressive behavior is one of the tools that manipulators use. When you know how to shut it down, the manipulator's tactics are rendered useless. This episode kicks off a series on “opposer strategies’ these are strategies that combative, people use when communicating. Bullies use these manipulative strategies, people who want to control and manipulate use these opposer strategies and dysfunctional people use these strategies. Dysfunctional people often use passive-aggressive...

Duration:00:18:16

72: The 3 Types of Fool You Encounter Everyday & How to Deal With Them

7/23/2019
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Some say ignorance is bliss, others say the ignorant are fools. I say both may be true. The word fool has many definitions and is used in many different ways, everything from an empty-headed person, to someone who is vapid, to an outright insane person, all the way to the fool as your conscience. It’s almost like it is a filler word that can mean whatever you want it to mean, from the wisest fools among us to the ignorant fool we all like to blame. Today I define my interpretation of a...

Duration:00:13:51

71: Gossip; When it's Bad & How it's Good

7/16/2019
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Do you gossip? Have you been gossiped about? Even the word gossip brings out a negative reaction in most people, so if we all agree that gossip is a ‘bad’ thing, and we discourage our children from engaging in it, then why is it such a prevalent part of our social fabric? On today's episode, we dive into the truth about gossip, the different types of gossip, and how gossip can benefit a group. You may walk away from today's episode having a whole new view on the subject of gossip and the...

Duration:00:13:30

70: Breaking up with a Business Partner, Change & Growth with Amy Balliett Part 2

7/9/2019
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A break up is never easy. Breaking up with a business partner is much like a divorce. There are a lot of emotions that bubble up, financial decisions that need to be made, and oftentimes, the end of a friendship. Difficult conversations only get more difficult when they aren't had and delayed conflict puts everyone, and your business, at risk. Sometimes the conversation you are afraid to have is not only a necessary one but one that will lead to the greatest kind of change taking you places...

Duration:00:31:13

69: Breaking up with a Business Partner, Change & Growth with Amy Balliett Part 1

7/2/2019
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A break up is never easy. Breaking up with a business partner is much like a divorce. There are a lot of emotions that bubble up, financial decisions that need to be made, and oftentimes, the end of a friendship. Difficult conversations only get more difficult when they aren't had and delayed conflict puts everyone, and your business, at risk. Sometimes the conversation you are afraid to have is not only a necessary one but one that will lead to the greatest kind of change taking you places...

Duration:00:26:01

68: Balance, Parenting, and Seasonal Changes; A Practical Guide

6/25/2019
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High achievers receive high praise from society. They keep the world running smoothly doing the jobs others aren’t willing to do, pushing themselves to do ‘all the things’. This comes from setting impossibly high expectations of themselves, and a natural inclination for high-stress positions. It’s possible that stressful situations bring a sense of familiarity to high achievers, however, it can make them extremely stressed out themselves without even realizing it. In this episode, we will...

Duration:00:15:50

67: How to be Happier

6/18/2019
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We are living in the most data prolific time that has ever existed, and yet according to the world ‘happiness’ index, Americans are more unhappy today than they have been in the past. In a world where we are being pumped full of information designed to make us feel bad about ourselves, it’s no wonder that it’s easier to feel negative emotions, like fear and anger, than positive emotions, like joy. So, how do we navigate this new terrain and cultivate lasting happiness? It turns out, we...

Duration:00:13:29

66: Balance, Parenting & Seasonal Changes; a Practical Guide

6/11/2019
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It’s the time of year again, where we start a quest for the mythical “work-life balance”. The season is changing, and so are our moods and the pulls on our time. Balance is important as we move into a time of heightened expectations, of fun and leisure, all while trying to stay productive. In this episode, you will hear practical steps that you can take to lower stress and (sometimes self-imposed) tension while trying to juggle it all during this energetic time, so that you can ride the...

Duration:00:08:46

65: Calm, Women in Conflict & Stress Reducing Techniques with Dr. Jill Weber

6/4/2019
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Have you ever put a brave face on for the world so that you wouldn’t look weak? Whether you’re afraid of being judged, or you’re protecting someone else’s emotions, this can be toxic, for you and for the people around you. Emotions can be precarious if they are not dealt with properly. This neglect manifests in everyone differently, but the outcome is usually destructive. The sad truth is, most of us aren’t very good at understanding our emotions, let alone dealing with them, because of...

Duration:00:40:05