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Fine…The other F-word! The other four-letter word and this one is keeping us from being happier, calmer and more connected to the people in our lives. When I say “I’m fine” I don’t mean fine at ALL! I just don’t want to say I’m not great, or talk about why I’m not great in that moment.
I see “fine” as a bandaid word! It often covers up what’s really going on. When my husband asks me how I’m doing, and I reply with “fine” I expect him to ask me more (oh those unspoken expectations that get us into trouble!!).
Lori Saitz, is an expert in using gratitude and meditation to help us F Fine! I loved talking to her about how using, even just 5 minutes a day, of meditation can rewire our brain's biochemistry so we increase serotonin, Dopamine, and Oxytocin, while reducing cortisol! Yes please!!
When you are in a better space mentally, you are less likely to be in conflict! In other words, less likely to pick those battles with your kids you wish, in hindsight, you hadn't.
In this super fun conversation, Lori and I talk about: Meditation and how to make it easy. Gratitude and using “but I’m grateful for” after a complaint How to use visualisation for ourselves, how it can help our kids tackle difficult situations For free meditations, use the Insight Timer App for free
For a special 6-minute gratitude meditation with music from Lori, just for Parenting our Future listeners, join or log into the Parent Toolbox. www.parent-toolbox.com
About Lori Saitz Lori Saitz is the CEO of Zen Rabbit and host of the podcast “FINE is a 4-Letter Word.” She’s an award-winning writer, speaker, and broadcaster. And a nationally recognized expert in using gratitude and meditation as shortcuts to success.
The most difficult thing she’s ever done is leave a 22-year marriage. That experience inspired her transformational F*ck Being Fine program. Through it, she guides corporate teams and private clients who are finished living in a dumpster fire, to a place of unprecedented clarity, peace, and productivity. When she's not working, you can find Lori in her sanctuary, aka the weight room at the gym. She also loves cupcakes, Thai food and classic rock music.
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