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Category Archives: Communication

Episode 059: The Power of Language

How we talk to ourselves and others has power.  In this episode, I talk about 3 phrases that we use on a regular basis that we can tweak in order to give ourselves more compassion and expansiveness. Press  to Listen Transcript: Hi and welcome. You are listening to the Happiness Hacks Podcast. I’m your host, Nancy… Continue Reading

Avoiding Vacation Distress

Avoiding Vacation Distress

Picture this: You are getting ready for your family vacation.  You, your partner and your kids are meeting up with members of your extended family for a beach getaway.  As you organize, pack and run around like a crazy person you are dreaming of long walks on the beach with your partner and romantic dinners… Continue Reading

How to Have a Tough Conversation Without the Drama

How to Have a Tough Conversation Without the Drama

I have observed in my own life and those around me that any time we engage in personal growth or transformation, inevitably there comes a time when we have to engage in a tough conversation.  As we change and grow, our needs, desires, and values change and grow.  Also, as we change and grow our… Continue Reading

Dealing with Difficult People

Dealing with Difficult People

We all have THOSE people in our lives…the ones we dread to see the ones who know exactly how to trigger our shame responses and make our lives miserable. THOSE people create drama in our lives.  If I were to ask people, do you like drama in your relationships? The answer would be a resounding… Continue Reading

The Over Simplification of Drama

The Over Simplification of Drama

I confess one of my favorite ways to unwind is watching Real Housewives on BravoTV—I love it because it is so unlike my life. Sometimes my nearest and dearest will walk in while I am watching it and say, “Ugh!  How can you stand to watch this?!?! These women are so full of DRAMA.” He… Continue Reading