Do New Year resolutions work? Are they worth the bother? Is there a better way to get your life on track?
Dick’s guest, Patricia Clason, has been leading workshops for corporate clients and the State of Wisconsin for 30 years on how to get your life organized and actualized. She has written and conducted workshops on life management, time management and finding your life purpose.
Resilience is adapting to hardships, adversity and tough turns in life. All of us will be faced with these events in our lives. Some are small, some are very significant. Our mental health, our usefulness and the quality of our lives is greatly enhanced by becoming skilled at resilience and recovery.
Dick’s guest is Patricia Clason. A professional speaker since 1975, Patricia has created over 50 workshops, speeches, and
keynote presentations highlighting the skills of Emotional Intelligence. Patricia brings energy, enthusiasm and expertise to her speaking engagements and training sessions – so they’re fun and highly informative. A host for both radio and television interview shows for ten years, plus her extensive background in business and education, Patricia makes strong connections with participants from private, public and non-profit sector organizations, as well as associations. Emotional Intelligence is at the core of all of her work, helping people develop their self awareness and social awareness skills to build collaborative relationships personally and professionally.
Being likeable can be learned and is not very complicated. Learn the 10 simple secrets of being liked by almost everyone.
Amber Ault, clinical sociologist, author of The Five Step Exit and previous guest of Insights with Dick Goldberg, interviews Dick, therapist, author, lecturer and regular host of Insights, as he shares the secrets of how to be likeable taken from his published article and workshops.
Amber begins the discussion by describing the toxic partner:
“Partners who are toxic..are very inclined to do something we call intermittent reinforcement. They are nice sometimes. Sometimes they are great or greater than great and other times they are more awful than awful. If they were consistently awful, it would be much easier for people to exit quickly a cleanly.”
During this discussion, Amber clarifies the different personality disorders that are common in toxic partners such as narcissism, sociopaths and borderline personality disorders. She then explores how these different disorders manifest in both the relationship and exit strategy for the partner.
Amber continues to tackle some of the most common questions about toxic relationships:
Why don’t people just leave?
How is emotional abuse different than physical abuse?
How do you know if you are the victim of emotional abuse?
What are some reasons people get into a relationship with a toxic person?
How does a toxic person keep their partner from leaving?
Amber concludes by outlining the 5 steps required to leave a toxic relationship and important things to consider along the way.