Episode 128: Dr. Shefali – The Parenting Map

Dr. Shefali is a clinical psychologist specializing in the integration of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy. She brings together the best of both worlds for her clients. She is an expert in family dynamics and personal development. She teaches courses all around the world. The most recent book that she released is called The Parenting Map. She also wrote the book The Conscious Parent, Out of Control, A Radical Awakening, and The Awakened Family. Her work is all about conscious parenting.

Dr. Shefali has been all around the world speaking about this topic, including being interviewed by Oprah. 

She explains exactly what it means to be a conscious parent in this episode.

What we talked about: 

3:25- What conscious parenting is

6:10- Being in the present moment

9:20- Letting go of control in parenting

11:15- Encouraging our kids alongside their goals

15:35- Ego in parenting

26:00- Understanding disrespect

32:00- When you make a mistake with conscious parenting

33:50- Categories of parents

36:55- End of podcast questions

Show notes:

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Dr. Shefali’s website

The Parenting Map

Dr. Shefali on the Oprah Show

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