What To Do When You Get Triggered

Do you have any of these habits...

Getting testy with slow or cranky cashiers?
Complaining or criticizing things or people?
Blaming others for making you feel a certain way?
Giving the finger to the person who cut you off in traffic?
The ability to cope with and respond to our environment with grace and ease is not about "knowing the right answer," or "having better behaved kids," or a "nicer, more understanding partner." 

It is about being conscious and aware of your choices, needs and feelings, so you can choose your actions.

Without conscious choice - you have automatic, unconscious survival skills. Your perspective is limited and your brain is focused on shutting down - not reaching out.

I've had many clients ask, "But what do I do when my child is screaming / won't stop / being mean)?"

In this TEACHable Moments video, I want to share with you the first steps to handling your anger and what to do when you get triggered. 

http://ctt.ec/Vs687The best predictor of your child's ability to self-regulate is YOUR OWN. @TEACHthruLove (TWEET IT!)

Getting triggered is one of those human experiences which happens to us all. 

You may find being reactive or being quick to anger is a habit you'd like to leave behind so you can be more emotionally responsive. 

I love sending you ideas and tips for staying conscious and emotionally aware with your kids but sometimes our habits keep us stuck in old patterns of dominance and control.

Using your power may get you what you want - sometimes - but most often it's a relationship hazard.

If you feel you are easily set-off by the behavior of your kids, then check out this free 10-day online retreat and I'll show you how to turn the chaos into cooperation.

Thanks so much for watching, as always, I'd love to hear from you. Leave me a note in the comments and tell me what you think. It's always helpful for me to hear what works for you and what doesn't! 

Have a great week!


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