I’ve got the Power – The Mastery Cup
Children who need power and recognition have creative ways of getting it.
More In This Course
What’s your biggest cup?
Learn about your families basic human needs and explore each person’s unique “needs profile”. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.
All you need is Love – The Connection and Love Cup
Children don’t “attention seek”, they “connection seek” to fill their Love and Belonging Cup. You can download the 'Connection Plan' Sandi mentioned here. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding…
I will survive – The Safety Cup
Your children are driven to thrive so what can you do to ensure they’re survival cup filling as much as they can. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour…
Freedom Fighter – The Freedom Cup
Spirited children will fight fiercely for freedom. Parenting with Freedom Cup filling in mind can be Freedom Cup filling for the whole family. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding…
Just for the fun of it – The Fun Cup
When the Fun Cup is empty, it’s not fun for anyone so how can we put fun back into our everyday routine? Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour…
You can’t pour from an empty cup
Regardless of your parenting style, you’ll be a better parent with full cups so let’s make a cup filling plan. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the…
Parenting with different needs profiles
With the Phoenix Cups theory in mind, let's take a look at how two people with different needs profiles can parent together.
Thinking cup filling thoughts with Chris Phoenix
In this video, Chris explores how the way we think about things affects the way we feel about things which impacts on our behaviour.
Unrealistic Expectations with Chris Phoenix
Adjusting your expectations when it comes to parenting can be very important based on what dominant cup your children have.
How to manage tantrums in public
(6:28 mins) Learn how to gently support your child's tantrums in public without feeling ashamed or the "bad guy"!
The danger of speaking to children with commands
This video helps analyse how it is you speak to your child and how changing your approach can help improve your child's behaviour. Watch Teacher Tom's related video, "The Power…
Why children stop listening
(4:29 mins) In this video we break down the three big reasons kiddos stop listening and what you can do about it today!
When kids are mean – Relational Aggression
(3:13 mins) Has your child been subject to put downs, sarcasm and other forms of relational aggression?
Why Children Don’t Make Good Decisions
It can be frustrating when we explain things over and over again to our children, but they continue to make the wrong decision. This video helps us to understand the…
What is hyperactivity? Music Therapist Allison talks through what is happening in the brain when hyperactivity occurs and what that means for a child's behaviour. Watch the next video on…
Teenage Flare-Ups: Why They Happen and How to Deal With Them
The incomplete development of the teenage brain means they'll often misinterpret everyday communication. Understanding this as parents can help us to communicate more effectively with our adolescents and reduce the…
When siblings really dislike each other
(3:43 mins) What do you when siblings take their rivalry beyond 'normal'?
How to teach your child self control
Self control is an attribute that predicts success in school, work, relationships – life. Here’s how to teach self-control to kids.
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.