Ep. 12 – 5 Ways to Mindful Parenting

Have you ever had this happen to you? You're spending time with your kids when all of a sudden, almost unexpectedly, it looks like all hell broke loose and everything's just a screaming heap of emotions? I know that feeling too well.

But what if there was something you could do to help you prevent such fallouts? I'm not talking about any magic spell or something that will instantly work like Mary Poppins snapping her fingers. I'm talking about a skill that you can practice and will help you see those storms coming and navigate through them. I'm talking about mindfulness.

In this episode I'll explain how mindfulness can help you be a better parents, but more than that – I'll teach you 5 simple ways you can incorporate minduflness into you life, starting today, and with only 5-10 minutes a day.

You'll Learn

  • Why Mindful Parenting is Worthing Working On
  • 5 Short, Actionable Techniques To Implement

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Episode Breakdown

  • [09:44] – Simple Breathing Meditation
  • [12:59] – Guided Imagery (Leaves on a Stream)
  • [16:11] – Eating Meditation
  • [23:38] – Walking Meditation
  • [26:42] – Appreciating Your Child

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Eran Katz

First, I’m a father of two kiddos. But I’m also a Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor specializing in Attachment Theory and Experiential, Emotional Focused Psychotherapy. I believe that parenting is one of the most important things we ever do in our lives. This is why I love talking about it and helping parenting just like you and I find their best-parenting-selves.

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