EP 67: How Do You Want to Be Loved? With Rhea Lalla

Isn’t fascinating that to parent others we must first re-parent ourselves? Today’s episode is all about learning to not burden our children with our unhealed wounds but instead guide them to be their most authentic selves.

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What We Talked About

  • The importance of having the willingness to identify our own patterns
  • Understanding and healing our own wounds and triggers
  • How to have children truly listen to your guidance
  • What is an enrollment exercise
  • Being mindful not to burden our children with our wounds or inflict new ones

Things to Remember

“A wound is anywhere in your life when a need wasn’t met or when you wanted something that didn’t happen for you.”

“Children listen to who you are energetically, more than what you say.”

“To be a parent and to live your life as aware as possible, is going to hurt your head.”

“We learn much more from our heartbreaks and disconnections if we are willing to go back and do the work.”

“Learn how to calm your nervous system, so you can meet your authentic needs.”

“‘Sorry’ is a cultural word that has been used as a shortcut.”

-Rhea Lalla

“Children don’t get traumatized because they are hurt. They get traumatized because they’re alone with the hurt.” – Dr. Gabor Mate

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are, gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.” -Fred Rogers

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

Additional Resources

Book: The Continuum Concept: In Search Of Happiness Lost by Jean Liedloff

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More About my Guest

Rhea Lalla is an Emotional Intelligence Specialist, Author, and Certified Relationship/Parenting Coach for over 20 years helping parents transform whatever holds them back from having the outcomes they want in their life and with their children.

She’s worked with The United Nations, UNICEF, Mindvalley University, Children’s Aid, and Fortune 500 Corporations and supports Parents and Couples globally to discover and transform whatever holds them back from creating strong relationships they feel proud of. She is currently creating the K to Grade 12 EQ Curriculums for The Bill and Melinda Gates Schools for Parents, Teachers, and Kids.

Show Sponsor

The Parenting School

This episode of The Art of Parenting is sponsored by The Parenting School. Raising curious resilient children while minimizing the overwhelm. Click here to learn more and enroll today.


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