FHE SERIES: Emotionally Confident Kids; #4 Agency with your Feelings

you are important

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This is the final part of a 4 part series to help you teach your kids what to do when they feel sad, mad, scared, overwhelmed, anxious, even depressed.
This last episode is me demoing the lesson about taking agency to the next level.

I am teaching your kiddos the four ways we deal with our feelings rated worst to best. Then on the final step I’m showing them exactly how to stop trying to make change that feels so uncomfortable and hard. Changing our behavior and trying to act in our lives, instead of re-acting, doesn’t have to be so hard when we start with agency over our feelings first!


#64 Balancing Empathy with Agency


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This week I am going to teach you why coaching is the best way to fully exercise your agency. The tools I teach help us to not only choose how we behave but also how we think and feel. It’s a powerful and joyful place to be.

Empathy is one of those emotions that we tend to believe happen to us. It can be a loving emotion, but also an overwhelming and powerless emotion that can leave us frustrated and exhausted.


Listen in as we talk about when empathy takes away our agency and how the Savior can pick up the slack for the struggle our kids experience. It’s amazing to know as parents, that we cannot break anything that can’t be fixed!