podcast show notes | episode 052 | 5 ways to strengthen your family
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052: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Family
They are the most important people in our life. So why do they often get what’s left over? How can we change that? In this episode, we explore five ways we can strengthen our families — starting today! As we go into detail about things from being more positive to being intentional about cultivating moments, you’ll take away several ideas of what you can implement in your family to be more connected and to strengthen those relationships. Grab a notebook and listen in!
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Five Ways to Strengthen Our Families
1. Pour on the positivity.
“The Ratio” — 5 positives to 1 negative
Share compliments, don’t just think it.
Make a praise sandwich (sandwich a correction or suggestion in between two compliments).
“Serve them. Serve them. Serve them.”
Think positive thoughts.
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2. Your job is NOT to change them.
3. Be intentional about cultivating moments.
4. Share more stories.
5. Consider the narrative in your head about your family.
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