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2:08 We will be kicking of this show by talking about New Year’s resolutions. Especially resolutions that will help make you happy.
2:40 Dr. Marty is going to give you three resolutions that he promises will make you happy.
3:30 Resolution #1: Get closer to your meaningful other.
4:34 We hear three ways you can get closer to your meaningful other.
6:34 Resolution #2: Start a gratefulness journal. Practice gratitude – a scientifically proven method to increase happiness. Dr. Marty shares some personal examples.
10:11 Resolution #3: Practice acts of kindness. This will cause positive physiological changes, as well as helping you feel more optimistic.
11:57 Dr. Marty returns to our discussion of the 13 Rules for Good Communication, and reviews some of the rules covered in the last show.
14:31 We get into the last three of the 13 Rules.
14:55 What are the three most important factors in having a constructive communication? The answer to this is Rule 11: Timing is important.
16:30 Rule 12: Notice your partner’s verbal reactions, in addition to their non-verbal reactions. Are they withdrawing and not saying anything? Is there an attack? Is there a “hard startup”?
18:12 Rule 13: We you stop a difficult conversation, do it as gently as possible.
20:03 We cover some additional information about the Rules for Good Communication. Some overall guidelines on how to work with them.
23:00 We now move into the topic, “Having a Good Relationship”. The same topic as before, but in a more general way. We start with an overview of the “Four Ingredients of a Really Good Relationship.”
24:20 Dr. Marty begins, in depth, with the first ingredient: feeling accepted. What is really involved with this feeling?