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.
Building confidence in kids
(4:15 mins) We all want our children to be confident and capable, right?
Helping Children cope with Death
(4:20 mins) When someone your children loves dies, here are some of the things which are good to know.
How storytelling works magic with your kids
(4:16) 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…
Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up
Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…
What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.
Mothers finding a Sisterhood
(4:39 mins) Mothers need each other. Here’s how to find your tribe.
The importance of mentors in your child’s life
Does your tween or teen child have a mentor? Dr Arne explores who a mentor is, what role they play in your child's life and why this is so important.
Helping kids cope with disappointment at school
Disappointment is a hard but important lesson for kids to learn, says ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, and an essential experience for building resilience.
Preparing children for a death
(3:44 mins) When someone your children loves is going to die, how can you prepare them?
Helping kids cope with change
Brooke from Kids Helpline talks through how children respond to change and what parents can do to help a child who is going through a period of change.