Teen life can be filled with so much drama. They face so many challenges to belong and be accepted by their peers, while trying to figure out and develop healthy friendships. Part of our role as parents is to model what healthy looks like. We all have been hurt by words and actions of others, we all have had bad days, but it doesn’t give us the right to be mean or cruel to others as a way to deal with the pain. In this week’s podcast, Bethany talks about how to create a drama and bully free zone starting at home with your teens.
Sarcasm can be absolutely hilarious, but it can also be hurtful. Learning how to handle people who use it as a cover for their own pain can be challenging. In this week’s podcast, Bethany shares the art of having crucial conversations and coming from a place of compassion to take your relationships to the next level.
Learning to set priorities and boundaries as a teen can be a challenge when they want to be involved in eve-ry-thing! Yet, doing too much can lead to stress, moodiness, and exhaustion. In this week's podcast Bethany shares the importance of helping your kids navigate their schedule and bring the best of who they are to their commitments.
In today's podcast, I have special guest Jennifer Piala with me. As a mom, wife, nurse, pet owner, and entrepreneur, Jennifer shares some of the keys to her success. Filling your mind with good things and being able to say 'no' enables us to live healthy full lives. The power of positive thinking is more than breaking a habit of negative thoughts, its embracing gratitude and being thankful for the journey you are on.
There isn't a quick reference guide or map to navigate the uncharted territory of parenting teens. Sometimes it requires tough love. And, in the midst of holding the line, you question whether or not you are screwing it up and scarring them for life! In this week's podcast, Bethany shares some of her 'now' experiences as she navigates teen life with her daughters.
Do we really care about the response when we say ‘hello’ and ask how are people doing? Or do we anticipate the ‘good’ response and move on. Do we have the bandwidth to listen and know their story? In this podcast Bethany shares and defines the value of these sliding door moments.
Have you ever played the game Hotter-Colder? The game is about looking for a hidden item. As you move closer to it everyone in the room yells, 'Hot, hot, hotter!', or if you move further away everyone yells, 'Cold, cold, colder!'. Finding our passion can be just as simple. Life is a series of moments that moves us towards or further away from what ignites us and makes us 'zing'. Finding our 'zing' in these moments help us discover the path of our passion. In this week's podcast Bethany talks about the simplicity of finding what makes you zing.
What are your 'tells' when you are not operating with healthy boundaries? Establishing healthy boundaries within your personal and professional life allow you to bring the best ‘you’ to your everyday. Lack of boundaries can lead to anxiety, resentment, frustration, and broken relationships. However when we learn to own our 'yes' and be confident with our 'no', we can live a life full of freedom, joy, and truly thrive.
Establishing healthy boundaries within your personal and professional life allow you to bring the best ‘you’ to your everyday. Lack of boundaries can lead to anxiety, resentment, frustration, and broken relationships. However when we learn to own our 'yes' and our 'no', we can live a life full of freedom, joy, and truly thrive.