Welcome to Connecting the Dots, a three-part podcast sequence to assist mother and father and their adolescent / teenage kids to know and tackle a few of the most urgent points they face each at residence and in society at this time. Finally, it is a podcast sequence that addresses overeating however what we discover at Motivation is the basis trigger(s) of the overeating is usually not a bodily downside however a manifestation of an emotional difficulty that has gone undetected.
A chorus (line or phrase that’s repeated) is that “you aren’t alone.” What you are feeling shouldn’t be distinctive to you, both as a mother or father or an adolescent. What we do know, is that we may help you to work by the sentiments of despair and anguish to get to a a lot happier and extra content material place.
If you’re a teenager / adolescent, welcome to this podcast sequence. I can guarantee you that the time you spend listening to this sequence is time properly spent. I can solely ask of you one factor, please give these 3 podcasts the time to be able to perceive the core ideas. Belief me, you will see that loads of consolation in them.
Do you know that your bodily and emotional capabilities are nonetheless creating and this improvement might proceed till you’re 25 years of age? It’s fairly probably that you simply’ve not gone by this in a lot element earlier than however on daily basis we’re studying one thing new about our mind and its capabilities, so in some respects, we’re all on an ever-expanding studying curve.
By sticking with this podcast sequence, you’ll study some wonderful issues and I can guarantee you that you may be able to higher perceive why you flip to meals for consolation. It’s solely once you perceive the WHY, that you would be able to set about making these adjustments that can remodel your life.
You aren’t alone.
For mother and father, an enormous welcome to you too! You’ve learn the intro for the adolescents and now it’s your flip.
Parenting is rewarding for positive but it surely’s additionally difficult. As no two people are the identical, it’s additionally true for parent-adolescent relationships. As mother and father we’re adept on the bodily act of nurturing; it comes naturally and our paternal instincts are as robust as any within the pure world.
However, secure to say, we’ve not likely been coached or ready for the emotional turbulence of the adolescent years. What mother or father has? Simply since you’ve a number of adolescents, previous expertise received’t serve you in any respect properly if you don’t perceive that emotional development sample and the way sure triggers could cause an adolescent to hunt consolation in meals (or alcohol or medication).
So, for adolescents, these podcasts will provide you with two insights: one out of your aspect and one from the mother or father’s aspect.
The identical goes for fogeys; you’re getting either side of the coin.
As a mother or father myself, I can actually say that this podcast sequence is extremely highly effective. Each throughout and after the recoding, I’ve had cause to examine myself and do some deep enthusiastic about the place I’m on the parenting entrance. I used to be challenged by this sequence to take inventory of my very own circumstances and to see the place I could make changes and adjustments in order to enhance my very own relationships.
I additionally discovered. Studying is a lifelong behavior that have to be practised regularly. I just lately wrote about mimetic want and that has a signicant affect in how all of us, however particularly adolescents, make selections on how we make selections, each good and dangerous.
My co-host on this sequence is Stuart Wilson. Stuart is a Behavioural Psychotherapist specialising in youth and adolescents and household remedy. He’s the founding father of Zestlife Therapeutic Providers which has two remedy centres in Dublin serving households inside the Irish group in Dublin and nationwide.
The three podcasts high off at just below 60 minutes and I’ve to say with hand on coronary heart, the most effective 60 minutes you’ll quit this summer time or anytime.
Podcast 1 – Why Adolescents Are Overeating – Physique Picture / Self Esteem and the Affect of Social Media
Podcast 2- Understanding Danger Taking & Peer Stress in Adolescents
Podcast 3 – Adolescent Relationships With Dad and mom
You aren’t alone.
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