“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

~ Maya Angelou

I’m excited about releasing this latest podcast that focuses on the way others make us feel.

As children, we are highly attuned to our feelings and natural emotions.  However, we often lose touch with simple pleasures and personal notifiers when information, training and intellectual judgments become more and more a part of our adult experience.

When paving the path to happiness from the inside out, we can supercharge our travels by checking in with our emotions. They can speak to us plainly in ways that intellect alone cannot.

This latest podcast got its genesis from two recent encounters, both of which left me with positive, expansive feelings.

Those encounters inspired me to reflect upon two previous experiences from decades ago that provided me with early cues to forming healthy relationships. The first was negatively motivated, leaving me questioning myself, my worth and the type of friendships I’d want to keep at bay. In contrast, the other consistently left me feeling supported, valued and loved.

If you’ve been struggling with familiar, toxic or other unhealthy relationships that drain your energy and joy, you’ll want to listen in to this podcast.

Giving a nod to Maya Angelou’s adage that reminds us how people don’t remember what we say or do, but they remember how we made them feel, you’ll emerge from this podcast feeling fresher, and more inspired.

Discover new ways to assess and build upon your healthy relationships. Then empower yourself to refine — and redefine — the parameters of some less sound ones, too.

Finally, tune in to Veronika Ligeti from Luxembourg as she shares what makes her happy from the inside out. Veronika a friend of mine who I happened to photograph in the image above during her recent trip to Florida. Though a fully formed adult with a husband, growing child and a career, she’s the perfect sound bite to conclude this most recent podcast. She’s never let go of her youthful emotions or her natural exuberance!

Wishing you growing connections and relationships with those that make you feel happy, expansive and alive from the inside out, too.

To listen to Podcast 115: How Did They Make You Feel, click here or use the bar below.

Maura Sweeney in Foundations of Happiness

For more on the power of our presence:

Discover my early connection with one who made me feel loved and supported — my “Nana.”

Check out the story in my Art of Happiness book vol. 5 entitled Values.

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Maura is an International Speaker on Influence, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence.

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