wellness

Wellness Wednesday: Overcoming Ego

Our ego is the force that is convinced that we are perfect. It does all kinds of ridiculous things to try and make that impossible idea true. When was the last time you got frustrated with someone or with a situation? Mine was today when I was late for a doctor's appointment. It seemed every… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Overcoming Ego

Stage 2: Joyful and Efficient

Emotional Coaching – The Key to Emotionally Healthy Children

How do we foster emotionally healthy children? Researcher Psychologist John Gottman found two categories of interactions with kids: Emotion Dismissers and Emotion Coaches. Emotion coaches DO FIVE THINGS:  Notice lower intensity emotions in self and kids. Kids don’t have to escalate to get noticed.  See these emotional moments as an opportunity for intimacy… Continue reading Emotional Coaching – The Key to Emotionally Healthy Children