How to Have the Conversations You’re Avoiding

Conversations You're Avoiding

Are there conversations you’re avoiding? My podcast guest, Chris Hughes, shares excellent tips for speaking up in any difficult situation.

Are there any conversations you’re avoiding? My podcast guest, Chris Hughes, shared wonderful tips about how to speak up on tough issues. He is a facilitator of consciousness and an arts and antiques curator. He earned his degree in Opera and Song at the University of Western Ontario, later working in professional opera, singing telegrams, voiceovers for video games, cartoons and elevators. Chris moved to Australia to complete a master’s in integrated Marketing and Communications at QUT. He is Managing Director and curator at the Antique Guild in Brisbane and Vice President of Australian Antique an Art Dealers Association. He facilitates classes for Right Voice for You, a program of Access Consciousness, and he wants to help people “live beautifully.”

Check out the show notes and recording for EP 376: How to Have the Conversations You’re Avoiding.

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How to Create More Connection Through Conflict

connection through conflict

My podcast guests, CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke spoke about how to create more connection through conflict. Check out highlights and tune in!

If you’re like most people, you avoid confrontation at all costs. What if there was a new way to frame conflict – as something to be welcomed, not avoided? And what if you could learn to use conflict to improve all your relationships? In this episode, you’ll learn how to create more connection through conflict.

CrisMarie Campbell, an Olympic rower, Boeing flight test engineer has her MBA, and Susan Clarke, a former marriage therapist and Equus coach. They are the authors of The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage and their forthcoming book The Beauty of Conflict for Couples. As partners in work and life for over two decades, they’ve adapted their proven step-by-step process honed working with Fortune 100 Companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, AT&T and San Francisco Giants to help long-term couples use conflict as a catalyst to greater intimacy, passion, and fulfillment.

Check out highlights below for EP 373: How to Create More Connection Through Conflict. 

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

difficult conversations

If you’re like most people, you shy away from having difficult conversations with your partner. In this video, learn my 4-step method for speaking up!

Do you shy away from having difficult conversations in dating and relationships? If having a root canal sounds like a more pleasant alternative than speaking up about sex, money, or any other challenging topic, today’s video is for you!

Here’s the thing…most people have never been taught HOW to have a difficult conversation. That’s why it’s so scary.

Well, that changes today!

Because if you’re going to have a difficult conversation, you need to prepare. Preparation helps you feel confident and empowered. And, if you’ve prepared well, the conversation will be less stressful, and you’ll be far less afraid to speak up the next time.

I share a few tips on how to prepare for the conversation, and then you’ll hear my highly effective 4-step method for having difficult conversations when you’re dating or in a relationship.

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[PODCAST] The Power of Being Present in Relationships

Being Present

[PODCAST] One of the most important aspects of being in a relationship is being present. We communicate so much by listening and being open.

After completing her social work studies in Vienna, my podcast guest, Doris Schachenhofer, worked with children, homeless people, delinquent teenagers and prisoners transitioning back into the real world. In 2014, she became an Access Consciousness® facilitator. Today she travels the world supporting people to be more of themselves. The classes she delivers in both live and online settings including Right Voice for You, Being You, Conscious Parents and Conscious Kids. 

Doris joined me on Last First Date Radio for a deep dive into the power of being present in relationships. Listen to episode 363: How to Be Present and Gain Greater Power in Communication

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How to Understand and Emotionally Connect With Men

Emotionally Connect With Men

Women often misunderstand men. My podcast guest, Jordan Gray, shared ways for women to emotionally connect with men. So much depth and wisdom shared!

My podcast guest, Jordan Gray, is a #1 Amazon best-selling author, blogger, and sex and relationship coach with a decade of practice behind him. His work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Psychology Today, Business Insider, Forbes, and countless other publications around the globe. He has made it his life’s mission to make thriving relationships attainable to everyone.

Check out highlights below for episode #338: Jordan Gray on How to Emotionally Connect With Men.

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