What if we imagine the worst thing that could happen? Then, let's really explore that possibility! Is it actually as horrible as the chatter in our brain wanted us to believe? If we are willing to face our worst fear, there's nothing standing between us and the life we dream of. Now, let's go take some action-there's nothing to fear!!
Resisting emotion is like pushing a beach ball under the water and holding it there. Eventually, that ball is going to come to the surface fast and furiously! Instead of trying to push away our emotions, what if we figuratively dance with them. Let's understand them, learn from them and sit with them for a while. Only then, are we truly able to process those emotions.
In this episode we specifically address rejection with regards to building a business and being a missionary. As parents, we cannot shield our kids from experiencing rejection. What we can do is empower them with the tools to know exactly how to handle it when it happens!
Watching a caterpillar go through the process of becoming can be a painfully long and disturbing process to watch. Yet, it's what the caterpillar needs to pass through in order to reach its full potential. As parents, watching our kids progress can be equally as difficult. Is it possible, the most successful parents are not those who have perfect children, but those who never give up? Maybe the most successful parents are those who love their children not matter how difficult the journey!
As parents, when our children make decisions contrary to those we would have them make, we often make those actions mean something about our competency as parents. Is it possible, our kids are doing exactly what they are supposed to be doing? Is it possible, we are exactly the parent that child needs? For better or for worse, agency is part of the plan!
Let's explore together how we can best support our children as they serve as missionaries! Serving as a missionary is hard AND THAT"S OKAY! Growth doesn't come as we hang out in our comfort zone. Our job as parents is never done and is constantly changing as our children enter different phases of their lives. Hang on and keep up!!
Physical intimacy is a element unique to the relationship of married couples. It's a skill that comes naturally to some couples and requires more development in others! In either case, you have total control over your mindset regarding this aspect of your marriage. Choose carefully
See the life coach model in action as I coach my married daughter live on this podcast. After coaching, we reflect on the powerful effect coaching has had on our relationship and all others in her life. Having these tools is a game changer, but sharing them...PRICELESS!
Let's work smarter rather than harder and really connect with our families on a deeper and more spiritual level. The sealing power is more than a physical connection, it's a spiritual connection. Even if our families are spread across the world, we can still cultivate a deep and a rich spiritual connection.
The more content you are in your marriage, the more emotional energy you have to teach and unconditionally love your children. Learn how to train your brain to find the good in your spouse and to focus on their strengths. Individually, you will be incredible; together you will be unstoppable.