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info_outline Three Keys to Staying Happily Married in the 21st Century 04/04/2022
Three Keys to Staying Happily Married in the 21st Century
info_outline Learning to request for and feel appreciation 03/07/2022
Learning to request for and feel appreciation Do you often feel like you do so much for your family but no seems to value or appreciate your efforts? In this episode we outline and discuss what to do in this situation and learn to request for and appreciate the appreciation! Here's what we discussed: Part 1: dealing with yourself Validate the need for appreciation Show yourself compassion for feeling this longing. Notice when you do feel cared for Name the feeling Stay with the feeling Growing resource to draw upon. Appreciate yourself. Allow yourself to feel good when you do something for others. Pat yourself on the back. Say “that’s like me”. Part 2: Deal with overfunctioning Why are you doing what you are doing? Do you feel forced? “I should” “I have to”. These signs that you feel compelled – breeding ground for resentment. Notice choice. And get in touch with the value and meaning of doing things for your family. Love for family Own values about cleanliness for example Pleasing God Part 3: Dealing with others Lead by example. Role model appreciation. Value yourself and value others Figure out if it is not valuing or not expressing Speak up: xyz. Not blaming but sharing your experience and need Request change Appreciate their appreciation – give positive feedback. It felt really good. Learn to take compliments gracefully Grow your circle – build culture of appreciation with friends and colleagues Thank you for listening – please follow me on social media to keep updated about new content and programs. Check out
info_outline Connecting to God and to each other in Ramadan April 2021 04/29/2021
Connecting to God and to each other in Ramadan April 2021
info_outline Raising Hard working children who are passionate and persistent 12/31/2020
Raising Hard working children who are passionate and persistent
info_outline Dealing with self doubt 11/15/2020
Dealing with self doubt What’s more, the factors that caused your self-doubt in the first place are not always the same ones that are maintaining it now. Perhaps bullying as a child caused your habit of self-doubt initially, but as an adult, your mental habit of asking other people for reassurance is what’s maintaining it.
info_outline Keeping Mama Happy 07/13/2020
Keeping Mama Happy Have you heard the saying "When Mamma isn't happy, nobody's happy"? It is true that mothers have an enormous influence on the emotional climate in the home. In this episode we discuss the impact of mother's wellbeing on the family and what we can do as women to work towards our own wellbeing
info_outline Building Resilience through Self-Compassion 07/02/2020
Building Resilience through Self-Compassion Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity. How well we do during challenging times depends upon our resilience. In this episode we explore compassion as a practice to build resilience
info_outline The Science And Spirituality Of Making Lemonade 06/29/2020
The Science And Spirituality Of Making Lemonade We have heard the saying: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. In this session, we explore the ways in which we cope with adversity, attitudes and practices that are helpful and those that are unhelpful.
info_outline Why you must discuss anti-black racism at home with your family 06/21/2020
Why you must discuss anti-black racism at home with your family The first steps to becoming anti-racist is to become aware and to discuss it in our homes.
info_outline Surviving the lock down with your family 05/31/2020
Surviving the lock down with your family Many of us have been struggling with too much togetherness in our families during the lockdown. The stress of changes around us, the anxiety of the unknown and the fact that everyone is struggling are making it more challenging than ever to get along. In this episode we discuss some of the ways we can manage.
info_outline Self Care For Busy Parents 03/25/2020
Self Care For Busy Parents It is said that when Mama isn't happy, no body's happy. This is because as parents, we impact the emotional climate of our homes. When we take care of ourselves, we can be there for our children and parent with our best selves
info_outline Nurturing Your Marriage After Children 02/28/2020
Nurturing Your Marriage After Children We all know the saying “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage.” But what happens after that? The transition from “married” to “married with children” can be tough.
info_outline Building a marriage based on Rahma (Loving Kindness and Compassion) 04/18/2018
Building a marriage based on Rahma (Loving Kindness and Compassion) How do we practice kindness and compassion in our marriages? How do we stand in love and rise in love after falling in love?
info_outline The Essentials of Positive Parenting 02/07/2018
The Essentials of Positive Parenting This is a recording of a live session with parents on the 5 pillars of positive parenting and how we can apply them to our parenting. We had a lively discussion with LOTS of questions, especially about managing emotions in children. More resources: Daily Wisdom Email Newsletter Daily Wisdom email newsletter is a short daily burst of inspiration to live your best self every day. Daily Wisdom email sign up: FREE Private FB Group Positive Parenting Community – focused on parenting skills https://www.facebook.com/groups/PositiveParentingCommunity/