Eps 156: Heather Chauvin Finds Herself Through Teaching her Children Meditation and Returning to Health

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Today’s guest is Heather Chauvin. Heather Chauvin has been named the next generation’s thought leader in parenting and women’s leadership. Her mission is to crack women open to their deep potential. Heather is a TEDx speaker and the creator of the Mom Is In Control podcast and has been featured on the OWN network, Huffington Post, TV outlets and others. With wit and wisdom, Heather inspires a global community of women to take back control of their lives and evolve how they want to lead, work, play and parent. We are discussing mindful meditation. Join us!

“There was always this contrast of who I wanted to be in the world versus who everyone else thought I should be.”

“We can’t get our children’s respect unless we respect our children and deeper than that, we need to learn to respect ourselves.”

“Mindful meditation to me means awareness. Simple awareness.”

“Really, it’s about doing less.”

What you’ll hear in this episode:

– The importance of mindfulness for parents and kids

–  Sustainable ambition theory – Survival Mode, Momentum, Thrival Mode

–  Learning to live outside of survival mode

–  Meditation as a tool in parenting and life

– Why it’s easier to teach a child to meditate than an adult

– Co-creation as mindfulness

– Mindfulness for older kids

– Parenting as emotional growth on steroids


– The value of quiet

– Listening to your child without trying to fix them as mindfulness

– Giving yourself permission to let go of how things look

– The responsibility of personal growth and the intergenerational impacts

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Heather’s TEDx talk

Teach Your Kid To Meditate


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Mom is in Control Podcast




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