Many parents these days are feeling guilty, especially as we’re stressed or depleted and taking that Yuck out on our families (or dealing with Yuck in other ways that we regret). The truth is that most of us DON’T know how to deal with our Yuck in a healthy way.
Listen to the explanation of why so many of us struggle with this.. and how we can use that knowledge to act more in line with our values and experience less guilt and regret.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why our brains make it so hard to act consistently with our values when we’re in Yuck
- A simple, in-the-moment strategy for handling in Yuck that will reduce your regret
- Why it is so much more effective to tackle this problem proactively (and what that may look like)
Referenced in this episode:
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 1 (Band Aid Parenting vs. Long Game Parenting)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 2 (Your Parenting Long Game: The Framework)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 29 (How to Set Expecations That Work For You, Not Against You)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 31 (How to Reduce Resentment)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 36 (A Tool to Help You Stay Calm and React More Effectively)
Your Parenting Long Game, Episode 44 (How to Find More Energy to Give You and Your Kids What You Need)