Episode 18 – Mindful Monday: All Relationships Can Heal

What does healing really mean? Whether it is a pattern that’s been passed through the generations or something that’s happened in your lifetime, whether you’re the one who needs to heal or you’re wanting to heal a relationship with someone else, we need to know what it means to heal. Today we look at one of the ways we can begin to shift the way we look at relationships with the first guiding principle: All behavior is a communication and what that means for healing is our topic today on Mindful Monday!

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Episode 17 – Fun Friday: Connecting with Your Gamer

We’ve been talking with Alok and Kruti Kanojia, co-founders of Healthy Gamer. We’ve explored the world of gamers, the kinds of gamers and their real life skills, gifts and talents, and we’ve explored when gaming is a problem and how to support our gamers. Today, we’re talking about having FUN together as a family and finding ways that are fun for all!

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Episode 16 – Thankful Thursday: 5 Types of Gamers and Real World Skills

We are talking again with Alok and Kruti Kanojia, the co-founders of Healthy Gamer. We’ve been talking about technology and gaming and relationships, when we have something we need to be concerned about and listening to our intuition. It’s been such a rich conversation. Today we’re going to be talking about setting goals as a family and supporting the gamer, which is something that’s totally not the way we normally think. We’ll be sharing the 5 types of gamers and the real world skills the different types of gamers have.

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Episode 15 – Wisdom Wednesday: When is Technology a Problem?

We’re continuing our conversation with Alok and Kruti Kanojia of Healthy Gamer. Today we’re exploring the question of when technology and gaming is a problem? While physical health, emotional stability, social growth, real-world outcomes and mental health are some areas to explore, we’re most concerned with how can we stay in relationship while we’re identifying when something doesn’t seem to be working?

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Episode 14 – Time-in Tuesday: Staying Connected with the Healthy Gamer

We continue our series about Healthy Gaming. Our conversation moves into family disconnections that can happen around technology. How can we stay connected? How do we support our kids to be healthy gamers and respect everyone’s needs and experiences? What can you do when your child doesn’t show up for dinner that doesn’t involve punishment or unplugging the computer or turning off the internet? Alok (aka Dr. K) and Kruti Kanojia, co-founders of Healthy Gamer are back to share their insights.

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Episode 13 – Mindful Monday: Healthy Gamer, Defining the Challenges

Parenting and technology are really challenging for parents, especially for parents who want to stay in connection with their children. This week, we’re joined by Alok and Kruti Kanojia, co-founders of Healthy Gamer. We’re going to be talking about what the challenges actually are with gaming and technology and how you can know if there’s actually a problem. Dr. K is a psychiatrist and healthy gamer himself who nearly failed out of school because of gaming, so he speaks from his personal and professional experiences to help us stay connected to our kids WITH technology.

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Episode 12 – Vulnerability and Sharing Family Stories

Vulnerability is a word that’s been made popular, or at least part of the conversation, by Brene Brown’s work. Turns out that being vulnerable is also a huge part of the healing process and so today we’re going to be talking about why and how vulnerability is important. And we’ll also be talking about sharing family stories with our children, what that looks like, and why it’s important. I’m Rebecca Thompson Hitt and this is the All Relationships Can Heal Podcast. Today we finish our conversation with Dr. Robert T. Muller, PhD about his book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up.

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Episode 11 – The Necessary Ingredients of Healing Our Families with Guest Dr. Robert T. Muller

Our third podcast in our series on parenting with trauma centers around the ways we can heal from our own childhoods, from things that have happened to us that are impacting us in our parenting, including some surprising ways that don’t involve talking. Our guest, Dr. Robert T Muller, is the author of the book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: From Avoidance to Recovery and Growth. Dr. Muller, PhD, trained at Harvard, is on faculty at the University of Massachusetts and is currently at York University in Toronto.

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Episode 10 – Triggers in Parenting: When Our Past Comes Knocking with guest Dr. Robert T. Muller

Today, we are continuing our conversation today about how parenting is impacted by our own experiences of trauma. These are the moments when we are having a difficult time parenting the way we want to parent, despite trying to shift our behaviors. We’ll be sharing some stories about parents who have been doing their own healing work and what it looked like in their interactions with their kids. Our guest, Dr. Robert T Muller, is the author of the book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: From Avoidance to Recovery and Growth. Dr. Muller, PhD, trained at Harvard, is on faculty at the University of Massachusetts and is currently at York University in Toronto.

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Episode 9 – Finding Compassion for Ourselves and Our Own Stories with guest Dr. Robert T. Muller

When something difficult happens and we’re not “over it” soon enough, we often find ourselves judging our own process. Today we’re going to be talking about those tender places and why compassion is so important. Our guest, Dr. Robert T Muller, is the author of the book, Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: From Avoidance to Recovery and Growth. Dr. Muller, PhD, trained at Harvard, is on faculty at the University of Massachusetts and is currently at York University in Toronto.

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