Few moments are as trying for a parent than the times when children plunge into shutdown mode then a power struggle ensues. Knowing how to respond to a child’s reaction largely determines if the problem becomes bigger – or smaller and more manageable. Should you fight fire with fire and turn up the heat? Is this the time to play tug-of-war? Maybe, there is another way.
There is another way. As a parent, learning to keep your relational circuits on is the key for using the 19 relational skills that make relationships work!
See the Shalom My Body exercises referred to in the video.
Read the Appreciation Tree blog.