In modern society, people can feel that connecting with others is difficult despite the massive amount of access to each other. Actually, even connecting to self can be hard for people. Cayla brings on today’s guest to discuss key insights on relationship building, both internally and externally.
Rachel DeAlto contributes to the world as a relationship expert, media personality, and speaker. She’s the author of “Relatable: How to Connect with Anyone, Anywhere (Even If It Scares You)”. Over the years of a spectacular career, Rachel appeared as a relationship expert on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight and TLC’s Kate + Date. Rachel also attained a law degree, a Master’s in psychology, and an influential social media presence. Rachel believes that people learn what they need to know through life experiences, and helps them discover what they learn through her work.
Listen to this episode to figure out how to invest in your next steps, build relationships, set energetic boundaries for self-preservation, and present yourself more authentically and efficiently.
You will learn:
[02:22] - Rachel DeAlto says she wasn’t always a relationship expert.
[04:51] - Be an invested, curious listener, not only an active listener.
[06:40] - Rachel’s career is a product of her resourceful mindset.
[09:14] - Invest in the next steps of your career.
[11:45] - Rachel shares her review of her time on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight.
[13:01] - Prioritize being yourself.
[14:53] - Pay attention to the consistency when feeling out potential friends.
[16:54] - Get back to being an authentic, genuine person to truly connect
[19:37] - Beware fake friends.
[21:18] - Understand setting boundaries by using self-awareness
[23:02] - Start to choose differently.
[24:35] - Be more intentional about what you surround yourself with.
[26:49] - Know the healthy trade offs of secure relationships.
[28:12] - Rachel really values making an impact through speaking.
[30:17] - Rachel welcomes the possibility of speaking at networking conferences.
[31:44] - Practice to improve your presentation skills.