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Ep 103: The Happiness Illusion

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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