of Intimate Interviews with The
The Dance of
other uninvited guests
hosted by Viveca Stone-Berry
& My Peeps
with Dr. Harriet
Dance of Fear
Language of Love vs. The Language of Shame.
Which do you speak? What about
* (11/2 min)
Overcome Fear, Anxiety & Shame
An Animated Overview with Dr. Lerner!
* (5 min)
And now, for the rest of the story ... The Dance of
Rising Above Anxiety, Fear, and Shame To Be Your Best and Bravest Self!
Harriet Lerner *
Segment 1 * (30 min)
human unhappiness can be boiled down to three key
emotions ... anxiety, fear, and shame ... perhaps
nothing is more important than understanding how
these emotions affect us and how to manage ourselves
when we are in their grip."
- Harriet Lerner
The conversation begins ...
It's not just that you went to the party and no
one spoke to you, it's that ...
Why we shame and the
prices we pay ...
Harriet Lerner *
Segment 2 * (30 min)
What are "anxiety driven behaviors"
- she says we all do them ...
How to manage ourselves & love ourselves when we are in the grip of
fear and anxiety
Anxiety makes more trouble when people don't
The gift of denial
Shame vs. Guilt - the difference is huge - learn how to recognize it and stop it
& Harriet Lerner's "Fortune Cookie" Summary
... understand that fear and suffering and
uncontrollable forces will always be with us -
we can move towards clarity,
compassion, connection and courage even when we are afraid.
Viveca & My Peeps *
Segment 3 * (12 minutes)
Tips from the trenches ...
Read Harriet's Book,
The Dance of Fear & do it with
friends * Get together & share with someone "safe" * Take a "time out," Get
Professional Help * Look at "our part" of the dance because ...
The healthier I am the healthier my
Journal - write it out - put it down on paper where you can see it.
Pray * Meditate * Slow down * listen and ...
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Get Ready for Love! Guests - something in our past will
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of our nation’s most trusted and respected
relationship experts. Her books have been published
in more than thirty foreign editions with book sales
of over three million. Her “Dance” books include
The Dance of Intimacy, The Dance of Deception, The
Mother Dance and The Dance of Connection.
More ... Harriet started in therapy
at the age of 3 – Her mother thought every child
should have 1. good shoes 2. a firm quality
mattress 3. a top pediatrician and 4. a therapist –
2006 marks the 21st anniversary of her
classic The Dance of Anger – she is happily
married to a Steve Lerner who is also a clinical
psychologist – she fearlessly trekked in India -
has a great sense of humor and a gift for
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