TU91: Curiosity – One of the Most Powerful Tools For Connection

Have you ever just sat back and observed a small child as they learn something new?  There is this profound sense of awe and wonder with each new discovery they make.  Kids are naturally curious.  As adults, we tend to take what we know about the world for granted. But, through the eyes of a child, the world is an exciting mystery just waiting to be discovered!  What if we told you that it is possible to experience that childlike curiosity in your day-to-day life, starting right now? What if we also told you that curiosity is one of the most powerful relationship tools we have?  Curiosity is much more than a quest for knowledge and is not as simple as it seems. 

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TU26: Live Conversation With Austin In Connection About Interpersonal Neurobiology

Listen to our conversation with therapists from Austin In Connection – recorded live! We joined Austin In Connection for their Year of Conversations meeting to explore the foundations of relational sciences and interpersonal neurobiology.

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dark side of therapy|Psychotherapy|Group Therapy|Attachment|Mindfulness|Relationships

TU25: Ping-Pong vs Catch: Turning Communication from Competition to Connection

The art of listening seems so easy on the surface but often proves challenging in our lives. Listening can create feelings of powerlessness and subordination that makes us act out in ways that we often don’t even recognize. Our brains are anticipation machines! By using two sports visualizations, learn how to turn communication into a game with two winners.

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TU23: Building Grit Through Self Compassion with Dr Kristin Neff

Self compassion includes fierce accountability and is essential to psychological health… who knew? Most of us think of it as being soft on yourself, but in this episode our guest will reveal the surprising power and science of self compassion.

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TU19: Increase Your Cool By Managing Your Ventral Vagal System

Tips and tricks to manipulate your nervous system by increasing perceived safety and disarming the sense of threat- the Polyvagal Theory revisited.

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Sarah Peyton

TU18: Polyvagal Theory: Understanding Irrational Threat Responses in Relationships

How fostering social engagement enhances health and wellbeing

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TU14: How To Handle Post Election Tensions: Tips For The Holidays And Beyond

The surprising election results ave created deep passions which threaten to upend families, divide neighbors and strain work relationships. Understand powerful political passions and how to navigate them.

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Sarah Peyton

TU09: Minding Your Relationship: Three Mindfulness Exercises to Practice With Your Partner

Learn specific tips on engaging with your partner that can immediately increase relationship satisfaction for both of you.

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TU08: Understanding Emotional Triggers: Why Your Buttons Get Pushed and What To Do About It

Therapists explain the neuroscience behind emotional over-reactivity.

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TU04: A Simple Technique to Reduce Stress and Worry: Mindful Awareness Practice in Action

This is a very short episode that demonstrates a simple but very powerful technique that improves neural integration and reduces stress

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