When loved ones or friends are feeling distress, it can be very difficult for us to experience. We may feel unable to hang in with our loved ones, especially when we're stretched thin during difficult times. We may try and quickly name and fix others' distress in order to manage our own anxiety at witnessing it. We may simply turn away or shut down. How we can learn to better care for loved ones who are feeling distress? Dr. Saliha Bava and Mark Greene, authors of The Relational Book for Parenting explore our relational capacities for for supporting our loved ones during crisis. Listen and learn how to hold space for the distress of friends, co-workers and loved ones. It's a powerful capacity that can reduce our own anxiety and create deeper more meaningful connections.
Learn more about the The Relational Book for Parenting at ThinkPlay Partners.