Mind Your Mind
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Mind Your Mind is a weekly podcast of 10 supercharged minutes aimed at making your life better. It's filled with compelling discussions and practical solutions to increase your productivity and healthy living. Check it out today.
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Episode 010 – 7 Relationship Master Skills to Overcome 4 Disasters
5 days ago
Summary: In Episode 010, Joseph explains to us the 4 disasters of relationships and the 7 master skills to overcome them based on the work of Dr. John Gottman, an expert in the field of marriage research. Challenges in marriage and relationships are a given and can easily overwhelm us, especially if we’re left without some practical help and advice. We can all relate to feelings of contempt and times when we’ve been critical of our partners—2 of the 4 disasters that can really hurt a relationship. The good news is that we CAN change the course of our relationships. Tune in to find out Dr. Gottman’s 7 master skills that will overcome the 4 disasters and in turn, improve our marriages and relationships. Time Stamped Show Notes: 00:01 – Introduction to Mind Your Mind Podcast 00:25 – Today’s topic: 7 Relationship Master Skills to Overcome 4 Disasters 00:52 – Joseph will be referring to the works of Dr. John Gottman, an expert in marriage research 02:13 – “Friendship fuels the flames of romance, because it offers the best protection against feeling adversarial toward your spouse.” – John Gottman 02:34 – Understanding the 4 disasters and applying the 7 master skills will help your life and relationships 03:22 – The “Four Horsemen of Gottman’s Apocalypse” are criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling ○ 03:29 – Criticism is attacking your partner’s personality or character to prove them wrong