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.
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…
I’ve got the Power – The Mastery Cup
Children who need power and recognition have creative ways of getting it. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.
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.
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.
Why movement and play are crucial in childhood
(3:34 mins) Move it! Here’s why you should take those words very seriously in your home.
Mothers finding a Sisterhood
(4:39 mins) Mothers need each other. Here’s how to find your tribe.
Play ideas with a 3-year-old
Three year old child will begin to demonstrate their favorite play choices. They will move from activity to activity quickly but still have their favourites such as trucks and home…
How storytelling works magic with your kids
Do you share stories of your childhood or teenage years with your children? Dr Arne talks through how sharing your childhood experiences (the good and the bad) with your kids…
What does a neuroscience expert want his grandchildren to do to boost their brains?
Nathan Wallis is a renowned neuroscience educator, but as a dad, he’d only just began to learn about the brain. In this video, Nathan, who’s now a grandfather, shares what…
Why your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
What kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.
What’s happening in your teen’s brain and why it can make them unreasonable
Teenagers undergo a massive period of brain development in which their frontal cortex basically ‘shuts for renovations,’ as neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, says. In this video, Nathan talks us through…
(3:53 mins) Sometimes the world can be a harsh place for our sensitive children.
My kids make me crazy what’s up with that
In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid's behave in certain ways. David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…