Today’s guest is Sara Harvey Yao. Sara is a leadership consultant who has developed more than 4,000 leaders across the globe. She specializes in helping leaders navigate pressure and stress by staying present in the moment. Sara is the author of two books, Get Present and Drop In. She’s the mother of two teen boys and can speak firsthand to how the power of presence can transform the parenting experience. We will be discussing. Join us!
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Takeaways from the show
- How naming emotions helps us process them
- Facilitating our movement through emotions in the parenting journey
- The power of acknowledging, even to ourselves, when we are struggling
- Feeling vs thinking
- Attitudes and beliefs about feelings that contribute to feeling “stuck”
- Helping our kids name and process feelings and the role of modeling
- Normalizing emotions for our kids
- Anger as a secondary emotion
- What’s really under anger
- Exploring our triggers and where our feelings are coming from
- Establishing a common language with your kids to discuss feelings
- How to support ourselves and our kids to regulate emotions
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