Is the pursuit of happiness for our children an illusion? Are we doing them a disservice making happiness our focus because it just isn’t possible to feel that way all the time! Maybe we should be focusing on something else??
Here are the highlights:
(1:44) Why do we focus so much on happiness?
(4:08) We should be accepting of every emotion
(5:15) Don’t rush in to fix
(10:05) We need to regulate our own emotions in that moment
(15:06) How need to be emotional role models
(19:17) We need to empathise
(23:10) Don’t create a habit of trading feelings
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