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Building off of the success of his bestselling book 'I Hear You,' author and relationship coach Michael Sorensen dives into proven principles for improving every relationship in your life. Whether you're looking to strengthen your marriage, sharpen your leadership skills, deepen your friendships, or improve your overall confidence and happiness in life, this podcast is for you.

Building off of the success of his bestselling book 'I Hear You,' author and relationship coach Michael Sorensen dives into proven principles for improving every relationship in your life. Whether you're looking to strengthen your marriage, sharpen your leadership skills, deepen your friendships, or improve your overall confidence and happiness in life, this podcast is for you.
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Building off of the success of his bestselling book 'I Hear You,' author and relationship coach Michael Sorensen dives into proven principles for improving every relationship in your life. Whether you're looking to strengthen your marriage, sharpen your leadership skills, deepen your friendships, or improve your overall confidence and happiness in life, this podcast is for you.

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E8: Boundaries: When to Say Yes and How to Say No

12/10/2019
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Boundaries play a key role in helping us build stronger, healthier relationships, and they also play a key role in boosting and maintaining our energy, health, happiness and confidence. If you have a hard time saying no to people, because you don't want to be rude, or maybe there's someone in your life that you're always covering for because they're acting irresponsibly, or maybe you're always helping people, but no one ever seems to be there for you. If any of these things relate or apply...

Duration:00:34:17

E7: Codependency: Your Happiness Matters, Too.

12/3/2019
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Today we’re diving into a tendency that the vast majority of the world struggles with. And I’m not exaggerating there. This tendency, known as codependency, is an unhealthy reliance on or concern for other people’s problems, emotions, actions, or opinion of us. And it’s a sneaky little devil, because it’s often disguised as kindness, compassion, caring, patience, and so on. We’re going to define codependency, talk about why it’s so harmful to us and our relationships, look at several...

Duration:00:36:01

E6: The Drama Triangle: Why We Step In and How to Get Out

11/25/2019
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Today we're exploring another foundational concept known as the drama triangle. The drama triangle is a social model that essentially explains, or puts names to, different roles people play in drama filled relationships. And once you understand the triangle and these roles, it becomes significantly easier to step out of the drama and navigate these situations with much better skill, confidence and understanding. If you run into drama at work, with friends, with your spouse, your significant...

Duration:00:31:06

E5: Healthy Relationships Need Space

11/18/2019
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In today’s episode, we’ll be exploring an interesting paradox in the world of relationships—the fact that strong, healthy relationships need space. We’re going to talk about how getting too enmeshed with people—especially a romantic partner—can actually weaken the connection, satisfaction, and desire we feel in that relationship. We’ll be pulling insights from one of my favorite authors on the topic of desire—Esther Perel—and discuss ways to reclaim your individuality if you feel you’ve lost...

Duration:00:17:47

E4: Presence: The Lost Art of Giving Your Full Attention

11/11/2019
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In today's episode, we'll be talking about the single greatest gift you can give to another person: your attention. In today's chaotic world, those who know how to focus in on others and connect without distraction are increasingly rare. We'll discuss tips and techniques for managing our attention, as well as a simple-yet-powerful approach to helping others stay present when you feel they're not giving *you* their full attention. Show Notes & Episode Page:...

Duration:00:19:53

E3: Validation: The Most Powerful Relationship Skill You Were Never Taught

11/5/2019
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What if implementing one simple skill could improve *every* relationship in your life? Today we're talking about just such a skill, known as validation. We'll define validation and explain why it’s so powerful; explore invalidating statements and why they actually harm our relationships, even though we use them in an attempt to help; dive into fascinating research on how validation actually calms us physically, and helps us stay positive; and walk away with practical tips for applying...

Duration:00:43:00

E2: Responsibility: The Foundation of Healthy Relationships

10/29/2019
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In this foundational episode, we're talking about a core principle—a key truth—for finding greater happiness and satisfaction in life. We explore resentment—including how resentment forms in a relationship, and who’s responsibility it is to clean it up; as well as the sneaky little lies we buy into that sap our happiness and energy, as well as ways to get OUT of that victim mentality and regain our power and happiness when we feel we’ve lost it. This is a powerful principle that applies to...

Duration:00:24:39

E1: The Key to Long-Term Happiness (Says 80 Years of Research)

10/22/2019
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After over 80 years of research, Harvard scientists have identified the single greatest determiner of long-term health and happiness. And guess what—it's not money. Discover what scientists say we should be focusing on to ensure long-term happiness, and what *you,* specifically, can do today, to start working toward it.

Duration:00:17:41