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Relational Book for Parenting, Part 4: We Live the Stories We Tell

What can we do when a story we carry about ourselves is harming us?

If we want to live more fulfilling lives, sometimes we have to change our stories.

Because we live these stories we tell, it makes sense to develop some agency in how those stories get created and how long they remain with us unexamined and unchanged. Reframing is a capacity which allows us to consider when a story might have become unhelpful and then shift it to create a new version of that story that is more helpful. Stories can be small, like a nagging doubt, or huge, the result of trauma or abuse. Please note: If you are struggling with issues that are too big for you to handle, seek professional help.

The following is another of the comic strips from The Relational Book for Parenting.

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OUR SERIES:

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 1: Where Are Our Feelings Created?

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 2: Labeling Our Emotions

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 3: Witnessing Our Children’s Difficult Emotions

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 4: We Live the Stories We Tell

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 5: Tracking the Powerful Influence of Context

The Relational Book for Parenting, Part 6: Why Is Play The Answer for Businesses and Families Alike?

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Here’s a two minute video on the Relational Book for Parenting.

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