In the world today we talk a lot about Mental Health but how do we define that for ourselves? Never yelling at our kids? Being calm and collected all the time? How does Physical Health play a role? How do we determine when we are "doing enough"? Join us for this discussion.
Angi Solley, coach for TEENS: https://www.teenlines.com/
Susie Czorz Brown, Health Coach: https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/
Sharoya Ham, Behavior Specialist: https://www.embracebehaviorchange.com/
You can handle Holiday Stressors
Failing to order gifts on time (3:11), Stressing about what to cook & how to cook it. (5:56), Experiencing generalized worry (10:03), Feeling alone (14:32), Food indulgence (18:56), Indulging in too many glasses of wine & spirits (23:58), Attending too many functions (27:20), Experiencing seasonal affective disorder (SAD) (31:45), Resisting what is (35:41), Setting high expectations for the new year (39:12), Insomnia (41:50)
Susie Czorz Brown: https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/
Sharoya Ham: https://www.embracebehaviorchange.com/
I think I need a therapist but I'm STUCK.
I need help with my child's behavior- https://embracebehaviorchange.com I need support for my young child in reading & confidence- https://learningtoflourish.org I need to support my teenager- https://teenlines.com I want to set aside overwhelm and be the best parent for my daughters-https://www.parentcoachangie.com I want to create a healthier lifestyle to improve every area of my life- https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/ I want to work with an Expat mom coach who understands my challenges- http://theexpatmom.com Gabriela Encina, Psychologist for Expat Women--- https://www.facebook.com/gabriela.encina.psychologist/?ref=page_internal Linden Group - https://www.linden-education.com/team Truman Group - https://truman-group.com/
Ekhart Yoga: Yoga, Meditation & Wellbeing Variety Classes
Beach Body - Neighbor and her husband are doing it and feel great!
Sensory room - create a sensory room in your home to help your child increase their movement and navigate strong emotions.
A sensory room is used by Occupational Therapists as well as in some international schools to support children's sensory integration. Here is a great video from parents who created one for their daughter
Talking about Self Care and what works. As we travel the globe it's difficult to find a routine that sticks and adjust to the limited options based on weather/location/safety. Join us with your own hot mug for a talk on Self Care in the Foreign Service Life.
Susie Czorz Brown, To connect with Susie and learn from her directly contact: https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/
Angie Collins, To work with Angie and have your own parent coach support check out: https://www.parentcoachangie.com
Ashley Olivine shares her personal story as a Military Spouse. Join us for this empowering account of struggle to success in health and work. If you have ever felt that one diagnosis did not encompass the challenges you are facing...this is a podcast that will resonate with you. ------Connect with Ashley here---
To find out more about Angi & Coaching for Teens check out
Medevac- What I wish I had known
Two accounts of Medical Evacuation Travel and ideas to support yourself and your family if you encounter this situation.
To work directly with Jennie Linton and learn from her wisdom check out: The Expat Mom.
To work with Susie C. Brown and get individualized health coaching:
"What Happened to You?" by Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey
Susie, expert Health Coach, and Angi, Parent & Teen Coach, discuss trauma as addressed by the book: "What Happened to You?" and how it relates to our Third Culture Kids and our highly-mobile families as we move around the world living the ExPat life.
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