Welcome to the New Way!
A way that allows you to step past the fear for your teen’s future. A way that enables you to be front & centre in their wellbeing. And a way that enables them to move past their anxiety.
Into a life that is hopeful, exciting and fun. Just as it should be.
So here is a question for you:
Can you, as a mum right now, truly believe your teen is going to be okay? Do you have the belief in them that they (and you) are strong enough to get through this?
And if that answer is ‘no’ or even an ‘I’m not sure’ then I have another gentle question for you.
And that is.....
What is it you are hoping for?
Perhaps you are hoping that:
it's just a phase and it will pass
they will ‘get over it' or 'grow out of it'
something will happen to make it all go away...?
you will wait for yet another assessment
you'll tighten up on ‘consequences’
you'll put tighter restrictions on their phone
or book that therapist for an hour a week..?
Now, I am not saying that any of those approaches are ‘wrong’ nor even that you shouldn’t try some of them but there comes a time when you have to be realistic about what any of these will achieve (never mind how long it will take)....
And in the meantime, you and your teen are suffering.
How about if there was someone who could...
help them 24/7
‘get’ how they are feeling & know what to do
gently guide them to feeling better about themselves and the world
completely transform your own relationship with them
"That person doesn't exist" you say....
On the contrary, she does and she's....
Because there's no 'one size fits all' answer & no-one knows your teen better than you do.
"But I don’t know what to do or say, my teen never listens to me and actually I think I make everything worse…."
You may well feel this way right now but that is only because you have never been taught the skills, the tools or the mindset shifts that goes with this stuff.
So what if you could learn?
Well, shhhhh, don’t tell anyone….but it’s not rocket science! And it doesn’t even need to take that long.
Go from feeling:
like a failure
And your teen?
The Values We Hold:
We are nothing without connection.
One of the most basic human needs is to feel like we belong. But we have to belong to ourselves first.
To be fully accepting of ourselves so we can feel truly connected to the world around us and for that world to thrive.
No-one becomes themselves by themselves. Not us, not our teens. We have to learn to ask for support and to see this as a strength not a weakness.
There is real power in vulnerability & the sharing of experiences. The more we lean into this, the more powerful we are and the more things can change.
The quality of our lives can be defined by the quality of our conversations. What we say, how we say it and to whom.
Meaningful words can transform the way we feel & help others to feel, in an instant.
There is incredible power in that.
This isn't about being the perfect mum but about doing the best job we can with the resources we have.
And building on those resources so that we can become better versions of ourselves in order to inspire those around us.
Forgiveness, compassion & a willingness to understand is a great place to start.