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Mindset Is Everything

Do you ever struggle with a mindset full of fear, frustration, worry, anxiety, or negative thoughts?

There can be this running voice in our heads that constantly makes us feel like we’re not enough, like we’re messing up, like we’re a failure. It can be so easy to feel offended, feel like a victim, feel upset, worried, anxious, scared, fearful, doubtful, etc. 

Mindset Podcast by The Parenting Junkie Show

In this episode, I’m going to talk about how our mindsets are everything, and share a little bit about my own personal story of how I turned things around for myself.

And more importantly, how you can too.

 

 

 

ALCHEMIZE IS OPEN!

 


Alchemize is my new course and coaching experience that helps you take your thoughts, fears, frustrations, and anxieties and transform them into mindsets that can actually move you forward in life, solve problems, become the person you want to be, and create the life that you want to create.


 

Mindset is Everything Timestamps:

[03:43] I used to be so easily offended and shaken up. 

[06:13] Our mindset and how we frame things is a huge differentiator in how we experience life.

[14:43] Framing things in a positive light can be very challenging, however.

[17:37] External circumstances don’t necessarily link directly to a person’s internal experience.

[20:51] How can two people who’ve been through the same traumatic experience turn out so differently?

[24:07] What mindsets can help us turn things around when we feel stuck, frustrated, hurt, etc.?

[27:22] People have the capacity to change when they want to. 

[29:32] We must start to think about how we think about things.

[31:54] In any given situation, we have a choice about our mindset around it.

[32:08] There’s a difference between reacting and responding.

[33:20] We can’t control much of what happens in the world, but we can control ourselves and how we respond.

 

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

We can choose to stay stuck in a fixed mindset, or we can adopt a growth mindset and become the people we want to be. The choice is ours.

What will you choose?

 

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Resources to Help Change Your Mindset

For more inspiration, check out these resources to help change your mindset.

1. ALCHEMIZE – Coaching Experience & Companion Course

Alchemize is my new course and coaching experience that helps you take your thoughts, fears, frustrations, and anxieties and transform them into mindsets that can actually help you become anti-fragile, resilient, confident, gritty, and abundant. 

 

2. Love Parenting with Avital Facebook Group

Want to connect to like-minded parenting junkies? Join our (free & awesome) FB community Love Parenting with Avital.

 

3. Video Playlist from The Parenting Junkie

If mindset work is your jam, dive into this Parenting Junkie Playlist focused all around mega mindset shifts. 

 

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It’s that time of year… and this year is a little different.

So many of the ways we would usually celebrate the holidays may be out of reach. We might need to really prioritize putting our budget towards homeschool and educational stuff. We might need to be downsizing and minimizing more as we spend more time at home and our homes need to accommodate more activity for more of the time.

However this holiday season is coming upon you, whatever you’re experiencing - I’m holding space for you!

I know it might be a really painful, difficult or challenging time of year and maybe buying presents is the last thing on your mind.

If, however, you have a little bit of headspace and budget for it...

I’ve put together a list of my absolute favorite items that have truly “earned” their place in our lives and that I feel were worth the investment.

Instead of a video or a podcast this week, I've spent some time compiling this, I hope it's helpful!

Check out my Top 10 educational gifts that both you & your kids will love!
https://www.theparentingjunkie.com/gift-guide-2020 (clickable link in bio)
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Be a Scary Mommy this Halloween. 🎃

Or actually, don’t.

Confused?

Understandable.

First, let’s talk about these scary mom costumes. 🧟

We’ve all been these characters, at one time or another.

No, not a sexy pirate.

Or a Fire Breathing Dragon. (Was that just me?)

But actual, real scary moms.

Real moms, who, with the best intentions, set out to make Halloween fun and meaningful and, well…get lost along the way. 👻 Instead, opting to let their fears and anxieties lead the way.

See if any of these are in your closet.

🧡 Watch Scary Mommy Costumes >> https://youtu.be/j-6OBVCHLNU (or search the title on YouTube!)

If stressing about a Halloween costume is causing you to lose sleep, patience, or peace in your home: Let It Go. No matter how you choose to celebrate this year, your kids will remember the fun, laughter, joy, and connection with family. Not the costume.

Tell me in the comments: Have you ever worn one of these costumes? What are you willing to let go of this year? 👇👇👇
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Parenting is a high stakes endeavor. We're responsible for another person's life, for goodness sake! (Who put ME in charge?!)

...and yet...

it's so often seen as "lesser than".

"I'm *just* a mom."
"I *just* stay home with the kids."
"I don't *really* work."

It seems like there's still some residual lack of prestige or even respect for the very high skills, high stakes work that good parenting requires.

Personally, I run a business - which I love and brings me great joy and meaning - but I still feel that parenting is THE project of my life. It requires so much more of me and is going to be so much more meaningful and important than any job I could ever do.

So - what does it mean to parent like a CEO?!

This one is small but mighty. Take just 9 minutes to shift your perception of this vital work you’re doing...

😍 Watch it here, boss >> https://youtu.be/xmL6Os3ecQI

Let’s approach our parenting like we would a CEO role in a business, and work toward mastery in our craft!
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Last chance to Depolarize with me! If you’re having trouble with intense conversations and heated topics these days... this is just a friendly reminder that I have something that might serve you!

Ten switches to flip in your conversations with people you love (or at least care enough about to have a conversation with, lol!)... these switches will help you manage your triggers, speak in a productive manner and come closer together rather than further apart.

Join Depolarize now >> www.theparentingjunkie.com/depolarize

On the following dates: October 22, October 29, November 5 (Thursdays at 11:00am, New York Time)

I will be holding exclusive, intimate group coaching sessions where I will be happy to help you navigate:

Holding boundaries with people whose opinions you’re finding toxic

Deciding how to handle polarizing topics as a parent

Any other hot topic issue that’s on your mind - you’ll be invited to submit your questions and specific scenarios in advance (anonymously if you prefer).

You deserve to feel equipped to handle the tough conversations that come up in your family and friends - without it triggering you to the nines, depressing you, or pulling you away from people you love.

Even though times are extra polarizing right now, these skills are always useful as conflicts are inevitable in all relationships.

If you need to sharpen your skills in harmonizing, communicating and connecting (even with people you completely disagree with), then check out Depolarize!
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