Don't just be good, be great! Short encouraging and inspirational Podcasts on having better relationships, lives, families and great mental health. Ferg (me) is a Father of 4, Boss, Friend, encourager who wants to see stronger marriages and relationship, people enjoying parenting, excelling in their jobs and for people to understand how great they are and how good life can be.Check out the website here: www.begreat.co.nzPlease share and lets help our friends and family have incredible lives.
Be the Dad 11. Be the 'I love Mum' Dad
A great relationship with her = A great family and life
When you create a strong loving connection with your Wife, you are creating a relationship that will go the distance, enduring hard times plus your day to day life will be 100% more happy and enjoyable. You want to focus on this area of your life. Make it a priority. Do not look at poor or average relationships around you and accept that this is as good as it gets. You can still be in love and look forward to spending time together 10, 20, or 30 years into your relationship.
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What discipline is really and wins and lessons #10 Be the Dad
What does discipline mean? In just one word: ‘training’. No. 10 is all about training. How to train your children to be in charge of their actions, character and emotions. Its learning the difference between punishment and consequences. To help out I’ve got some really great practical tools to help you in your training:
Three step guide to training the right behaviour,8 Great tools to change and train good behaviour,10 ways to administer consequences wellWhat is the goal?
The goal is to produce a child who is self governing and has self control. About knowing which action will bring the best result for them and for those around them Training your child, who even though they are tempted to do the the wrong thing, will dig deep and have the inner strength and resolve to do the right thing.
How to enjoy not just endure your parenting journey - BeTheDad 9 of 20
‘Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is often more important that the outcome.’ Arther Ashe
Parenting and relationships are a Journey, in sports it would be called playing ‘the long game’. The largest percentage of our lives are spent on the way to where we are going, not at the destination.Here is how to enjoy the journey of raising a family in the crazy hustle and bustle of our lives including 10 ways how to enjoy everyday and 12 ways to make the day fun.
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Getting the Joy back into your life - BeTheDad 8 of 20
Find your Joy and come alive.
'Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.'Howard Thurman
Hey Dad’s, let me tell you about how finding your Joy is your source of strength and an important key in enjoying your life and family. At the bottom I have 30+ ways to find joy. Enjoy :)
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'I don't have enough time!' Creating more time in your Life to Be the Dad, 7 of 20
How to be the Dad with enough time to do everything you need and want
‘I just don’t have any time?’ Have you ever caught yourself saying this?
I have great news for you, you do have the time. We all have the same amount of time: 168 hours in your week. We just need to revisit our priorities to make the best use of this time.
I’ve got 7 great keys to help you clear and create time for the important things, plus I’ve created a time budget sheet for you to help arrange what is most important in your life around what you ‘must’ do.
Also because work can take more than its fair share of our time, check out 7 Keys to keeping work in work hours which is how to minimise your time at work with maximum effect.
Harnessing your words to build strong belief in your Family - Be the Dad 4 of 20
Hey Friends, the powerful Life giving words that you speak as a Parent to your kids and spouse will create an amazing future for them of self belief and acceptance.
Do how do you speak words of life when you don't feel like it or when the kids are behaving poorly?
I've got 3 Steps to harnessing the power of your words, Practical tips to think and speak powerfully and positively and General encouragement you can give your family
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Every dad needs this.
So easy to listen to, great messages, super practical. I loved and really connected with the idea of being famous in your family and how being famous to those who know you most can be a real challenge. Episodes are short and so worth your time.
Love your work Ferg.