CONVERSATION: Super Soul Conversations

Need I say more? Oprah is a master at communication. She is a master at interviews. She is one you want to learn from when it comes to improving your communication skills. A great podcast is Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations. Check it out here  

7 ways to ease anxiety in chaotic times

If you have a super busy personal and professional schedule, juggling everything can sometimes be difficult.   You may worry about getting everything done or keeping everyone in your life happy. Sometimes it might just seem easier to freeze from frustration instead of addressing head-on what is causing your anxiety head.

AFFIRMATIONS: Quote of the Day Podcast – Sean Croxton

The Quote of the Day Show hosted by Sean Croxton is one of my favorites  You get the perfect dose of motivation and TRUTH that will fuel your day. He spotlights a quote on each episode in a manner that is not overwhelming. It is just enough so you can ponder on that thought and […]

CONVERSATION: Bill Moyers and Maya Angelou

Bill Moyers sits down for the first time with one of the most influential literary voices of our time, Maya Angelou.

EPISODE: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – Jerry Seinfeld with guest Judd Apatow – “Escape From Syosset”

EPISODE: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – S08E03 – Jerry Seinfeld with Guest Judd Apatow – “Escape From Syosset” – Jun 30, 2016 Original link: http://comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com/judd-apatow-escape-from-syosset

CONVERSATION: Oprah and Barbara Walters

Oprah and Barbara Walters conversation

SPEECH: Bill Clinton’s 2016 DNC Speech (pay attention to his great storytelling)

Bill Clinton’s 2016 DNC Speech (pay attention to his great storytelling)

CONVERSATION: President Obama and The Wire Creator David Simon

A Conversation with President Obama and The Wire Creator David Simon

CONVERSATION: In Conversation with Pharrell Williams (NPR)

In Conversation with Pharrell Williams (NPR)

CONVERSATION: Reclaiming Conversation™ Podcast by Sherry Turkle

Reclaiming Conversation™ Podcast with Host Sherry Turkle

TEDtalks Playlist: The Art of Meaningful Conversation

The Art of Meaningful Conversation – TedTalks Playlist <<<CLICK HERE

TALK: Reclaiming Conversation with Sherry Turkle

Reclaiming Conversation Professor Sherry Turkle talked about her book Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, in which she examines the impact of the digital age on traditional conversation. <<< CLICK HERE (conversation starts 9 minutes into the video, 09:00)  

FUNNY: Key and Peele Skit – Awkward Conversation

This is a funny skit about “a lunch chat that turns tense when one of the diners confronts the other about his annoying conversation habits.”

Road tripping while shy

If you’re looking for fun and adventure but you’re shy, anxious or just plain wary of solo travel; plan a road trip with a few friends. It’s a great way to explore new places. A bonus –  you have your own ride so you can go where you want and you have a built-in support […]

Tips For Shies: Prepping for a New Year’s job interview

The New Year is a time for transformation.  Many people make resolutions like quitting smoking, starting an exercise routine, or saving more money.  However, some people decide to make very major changes.  If one’s goal is to enjoy life to the fullest or spend more time with family, a career change may be a priority […]

diary of a shy black woman series #001 – flashback

This is a new series.  A flashback series into an old blog I used to write. I’ve come a long way and am so glad I documented my experience back then.  Hope you enjoy and stay for the ride.  Hopefully my old readers find me on this new platform.  My experience is one that many […]

Planning a holiday gathering (for those less inclined to party)

Are you planning a holiday gathering?  Are you concerned about how to put it all together?  Well no need to worry.  By paying attention to a few details, you can plan a party that your guests will remember and look forward to attending year after year.  

What to do if your pet has anxiety, like you?

Pets are great companions that can help you peel away shyness and anxiety.  They do this with the attention and love they pour in to you – especially dogs.  Dogs will also force you to get out more via daily walks.  The cuteness overload plus knowing that you have a furbaby to care for, creates intrinsic […]

Fear of “You can’t sit with us” and the empty table

If you’re an introvert, you are probably a table ranker.  When you walk into a room, you immediately rank the tables in the order that you prefer to be seated.  The system is simple enough with one being your preferred seating and five being the please don’t seat me there section.  Let’s take a look […]