Episode 129: Coaching Emotions: Joy

Exploring our joy (fulfillment, meaning, love, satisfaction, etc.) is a necessary component to cultivating our resilience…and something that requires skill and intention due to our cultural and neurological conditioning towards negativity bias and the phenomenon of toxic positivity. 

In this third and final episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in exploring their joy.  […]

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Episode 128: Coaching Emotions: Sadness

There is loss inherent in change regardless of the size or the amount of that change. If this school year was a magical one, or your most challenging yet, the end of the year means loss in some form. The question for us to consider is, how can we honor and learn from that loss? 

In this second episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in exploring their sadness (insecurity, hopelessness, loneliness, etc.). 
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Episode 127: Coaching Emotions: Anger

Anger is a part of all of our lives. It has the potential to be a catalyst for change, an insight into our needs, and a source of wisdom. Yet too often it’s thought of as a “bad” emotion and avoided at all costs.

In this first episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in processing their anger (disappointment, resentment, frustration, etc.).

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Episode 118: Compassion, Curiosity and Boundaries

How do you hold compassion and curiosity when you experience racism? When do you draw boundaries around people who say racist things?

These are a few of the questions we explore in today’s episode where Elena is once again joined by her teammate, LesLee Bickford, who shares a very personal story about how she responded to racism expressed by her family. […]

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Episode 116: Evaluating What’s Possible

In today’s episode of our limited series, What to Say When You Hear Something Racist, Elena dives into the third (and final) P in her 3 P’s framework for responding to racism.

The third P is Possibility. And in this episode you’ll hear how to evaluate the possibility in a situation and how doing so will help you determine both what to say and whether you need to say something in that moment, or perhaps at a later time. […]

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