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In today's world, we disagree with people. A lot of the times. Even if we share the same Orthodox Christian faith. Is it possible to show respect to other people and disagree with others even while on some topics you want to keep your own opinion? It is an ART. In todays talk we discuss how to cultivate that art.
Teaching kids about their emotions and raising godly kids can be tricky. In an age where Christian parenting tips tend to leave out emotions plus having everything available to us to distract us from our feelings, this might go against the grain. But it is important. This talk discusses why emotions are important and how to teach emotional intelligence to your kids.
Do you want to feel better right away? In order to feel better, we have to bring in two very important emotions, curiosity and compassion. In today's talk we unpack how to really do this in your life and to help you start feeling better.
Fear is an emotion that many will experience in their life. While we may not like to feel the feeling of fear, the emotion can serve a purpose. But what if it's holding you back? How can you overcome fear? In this talk we talk about some practical steps.
There is an ordinary winter that we experience after Christmas. As we put away the twinkling lights we may find ourselves dry. Liturgical living in January may look a bit different than living liturgically during Christmas or Lent but in this video we talk about some ideas to keep you moving spiritual during the ordinary winter season.
When we think about courage, most parents think about moral courage that we would like our kids to have in todays world. There is of course the physical courage as well that they need to learn but moral courage involves the everyday messy part of life. The good news is that kids learn courage gradually and from the most influential person... YOU. Courage is not something you either have or you don't but rather a personality trait one can develop. The stories of the Saints are perfect examples of
Sibling fighting and sibling rivalry. Can you have peaceful cooperating kids? It might take some practice for them and yourself initially but it is possible to have less sibling fights in the house and have a peaceful family. This is hard work though!
It is common to set goals for the beginning of the year that are tangible goals. But what about setting goals for Christians? Sometimes we set a goal to get closer to God and if we think about it, that goals is not one that has a target. So how do we start goals setting for Christians? In this video we talk about spiritual goals and how to concretely set them for your own journey.
Dealing with jealousy in a relationship is more common than you think. There are extreme cases of jealousy that we might be dealing with and it might be justifiable. Maybe a spouse cheated on you and you decided to stay. Maybe you have the right evidence for being jealous. Wherever you are with feeling jealousy, in today's video, I talk about how you can overcome jealousy in a relationship. If you are the one dealing with the jealousy or maybe your spouse is the one that is jealous.
Teaching self regulation or self control in kids sounds a lot like teaching them formally how to do that with either kids games or other social emotional learning activities set up in schools or at home. But there is another way that your kids can learn the important skill of self regulation that does not involve them even leaving the house. Chores! Today I talk about why discomfort is important how comfort is sought out nowadays and how it's in fact hurting our kids and how to use chores as tea