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Tina Bryson is BACK ON the podcast today!! You all remember Tina from Eps 100 – which happens to be THE most downloaded show to date of this podcast.
Tina co-authored two of MY fave parenting books, the whole brain child and no drama discipline with Dan Siegel and she is BACK on the podcast today to talk about her NEW book, the yes brain.
I am THRILLED she is back on….
Tina is a mama to 17, 14, and 11 year boys
Yes brain and no brain approaches
A “yes brain” is a mindset of saying yes to the world, open – neurological state, our brain is integrated and linked up… Over time it becomes hardwired
A “no brain” is fearful, reactive
Prompted by “what are the skills my child needs to be successful?” – Tina and Dan Siegel wanted to go beyond academics and gold stars
They need an integrated brain that has a strong/functioning prefrontal cortex
Yes Brain has 4 Components:
Developmental brain/age/temperament matters
Tina shares a story about her own son who seemed to be lacking empathy at a young age
Brain develops through experience - What we emphasize (as parents) in our interactions create new linking connection in the brain.
Use books, shows, and real world experiences to model and draw forth empathy in our kids
Trust development, trust that what you are doing will pay off
Supporting our children in feeling their feelings – support them as they practice tolerating difficult feelings
Normalize difficult feelings…
2-3 tools to put into practice:
When we sleep the brain LITERALLY freshens up
Survive emotional dysregulation
When kids are at their worst is when they need us the most
Co-regulaton – a soothing presence to communicate “you’re safe, I’m here”
Build/teach skills to help them regulate themselves – GREEN ZONE
Teach them to understand themselves
Our children having an authentic self that they can trust
It’s about the journey and not JUST the destination
BIGGER than gold stars and academics
Eudaimonia – happiness comes from meaning, connection and peaceful contentment
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You will spend time exploring new choices, new ways of being... Inviting in the qualities that are missing. Love, compassion, self acceptance and non-judgement... You will learn how to open up your body and allow these emotions in.
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