Transforming your triggers:
A chat with Dr. Lynyetta Willis
In this week’s episode I am chatting with Dr. Lynyetta Willis. Straight up – this is a powerful episode. It is all about breaking the patterns we have learned since childhood, and identifying the triggers that can set us off.
Lynyetta has developed the term “stable misery,” that place where we can stay in less-than-awesome (or even unhappy) circumstances because they are familiar and feel “stable.” These patterns are hard-wired in our brains (yay, it’s not our fault!), and Lynyetta shares how we can in fact transform your triggers.
She also shares a powerful and painful experience from her 20s that led her to dive into this work, and how she took action to change the patterns she was caught in. She became passionate about changing the legacy she wanted to leave.
Lynyetta shares tangible, actionable steps and tools we can use immediately in our parenting. She is awesome. Her way of explaining what we’re feeling, and how to get unstuck, is inspiring and motivating, without getting trapped in the struggles. It sounds like a heavy topic, but this episode is totally uplifting and joyful.
There is so much goodness in this episode. So many lessons. So many ah-ha moments.
Dr. Lynyetta Willis’ bio:
Dr. Lynyetta G. Willis is a psychologist, family empowerment coach, speaker, and author. Dr. Willis helps frustrated families break free from unhelpful habits and stable misery in their parenting and partnerships, so they can create more harmony and joy with those they love. Her creativity, love of imagery, and 2 decades of journeying with countless clients led Dr. Willis to create her highly acclaimed Elemental Living® Model for Parenting and Personal Leadership and her PATHS Framework™ for Evolving Relationships.
A sought after speaker, media contributor, and author, her multi-award winning book, My Forgotten Self: A Story about a Girl, a Powerful Encounter, and a Universal Message, has received high acclaim from individuals such as Dr. Shefali Tsabary, author of The Conscious Parent and “Oprah’s Parenting Expert”; Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, author and spiritual leader of Agape International Truth Center; and Michal Berg, President and CEO of Spirituality for Kids International, Inc.
Dr. Willis lives in Georgia with her husband and their two children.
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