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Dr. Lara Pence is a licensed clinical psychologist, executive consultant, wife, mother of two boys, and owner and founder of LIGHFBOX, an app that helps users develop self-mastery.
As Chief Mind Doc at Spartan Race she works closely with the company’s CEO and Founder, Joe De Sena. Together they co-authored the recent release, “10 Rules for Resilience: Mental Toughness for Families”.
We talk about why both parents and children are struggling in this current moment, how parents can set a healthier example for their kids, and offer specific ways to raise grittier and more responsible sons and daughters.
Dr. L helps us bring it home in this insightful and fun episode that any expecting parent, new parent, or struggling parent will find empowering.
1:01 What propelled Dr. L’s desire to explore?
3:06 What is the difference between calculus and working with people?
6:36 Joe De Sena and the purpose of writing “10 Rules for Resilience: Mental Toughness for Families"
9:05 Where could we be more critical about parenting?
10:14 Why are kids struggling?
11:05 What should parents be relentless about?
13:07 Why are parents feeling more helpless?
14:31 What gives kids power that makes parents feel insecure and inferior?
18:46 Consider this alternative priority to screen time
20:33 Avoid blaming schools and the government for bad parenting
21:47 What environment do children truly thrive in?
22:44 How to breed discipline and responsibility in children
25:56 A chore guide for kids aged between 2-12 years old
27:13 The job of a parent
28:26 What glimmers should parents try to notice while their child moans and groans?
30:35 What does it mean to be an “active therapist”?
32:02 Changing your internal narrative through consistent action
34:31 How to have a conversation with your child about them having mixed feelings
37:27 What’s the impact of putting your child’s C- grade on the refrigerator?
38:15 What to do when your kid quickly loses interest in something they just started
41:12 The most important thing Kobe Bryant’s dad ever told him
42:15 What running an ultramarathon taught Dr. L and her family
45:35 How to talk about failure with your kid
47:39 A revolutionary new app called LIGHFBOX
53:07 8 ways to develop gritty kids
53:46 What do you believe you were put on this planet to do?
54:35 “One Final Question”
10 Rules for Resilience: Mental Toughness for Families
Dr. Lara Pence
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