Flusterclux With Lynn Lyons: For Parents Who Worry

Lynn Lyons LICSW, Robin Hutson

Parenting isn't easy, and it's normal to worry. Lynn Lyons, therapist, author, and speaker is one of the world's experts on helping parents, kids, and teens manage anxiety. She talks with co-host and sister-in-law Robin Hutson in a weekly podcast full of laughs, and practical advice without the psychobabble. At the beginning of the pandemic, Lynn and Robin started the Flusterclux podcast when their parenting retreats went on hiatus, and they're now 2 years in, talking about anxiety and worry, their love for Mr. Rogers, and the crazy things the mental health field gets WRONG about anxiety. Anxiety Expert Lynn Lyons has been a therapist for over 30 years. She's an author of 3 books with a new one coming out in October and has traveled around the US and Canada training hundreds of audiences teachers, school nurses, counselors and parents about managing anxiety. Flusterclux represents that feeling of overwhelm. Each episode is filled with practical advice for parents how to better manage their worry and big feelings like anger and sadness so that they are modeling healthy emotional awareness. Lynn answers listener questions and gives parents concrete strategies for developing the traits that are their kids' best defenses against anxiety and depression later in life: flexibility, resilience, autonomy, and problem solving. New episodes every Friday at 5AM EST. Find us at flusterclux.com https://www.facebook.com/flusterclux https://www.instagram.com/flusterclux/

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What's New in Season 4 of Flusterclux
Aug 31 2021
What's New in Season 4 of Flusterclux
Anxious Kids? Worried Parents?  Flusterclux offers authentic, compassionate straight talk for parents to support their family’s mental health with the stresses of our new normal. Anxiety has been a growing, dominant force in the culture in recent years, and parents need to be on the offense to manage it for themselves and for their kids. Anxiety is treatable when families have the right tools. Psychotherapist and author Lynn Lyons guides you through the "flusterclux" of raising a family. NEW COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn and 9 Q & A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up. Join Us For Our Parenting Retreat this fall!  Registration closes August 30th. Get more information about registering for the Flusterclux Parenting Retreat at Canyon Ranch October 22-24. Join the email list to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 12:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
When Anxiety Shows Up as Anger
Yesterday
When Anxiety Shows Up as Anger
Anxiety, anger— and even aggression— can hang out together. Remember, it’s FIGHT or flight, and when we combine poor emotional management and a desire to avoid, behavior escalates. But even though we understand it, it’s not a pattern to accept. In this episode we talk about how to recognize and help stop anxiety that turns aggressive.  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. Ritual is offering our listeners 10% off your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/fluster to start Ritual or add Synbiotic+ to your subscription today. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How to Build Healthy Boundaries (And What That Means!)
Nov 18 2022
How to Build Healthy Boundaries (And What That Means!)
The term “boundary” is everywhere these days. The importance of creating and setting them is being discussed all over, from therapy sessions to Tik Tok videos. But what is a healthy boundary? We’re heading into the holiday season with family visits, a perfect time for a bit of boundary talk.  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How to Support Your Anxious Child 101
Nov 11 2022
How to Support Your Anxious Child 101
This episode tackles the question we hear most often from our new listeners: how do I support my anxious child? Lynn lays out the three keys for parents: information about how anxiety works, owning family patterns, and moving away from the belief that your child’s worries are unique and what must be addressed. There’s a lot parents can do to help; here’s a roadmap.  Referenced Resources For You: MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety The Anxiety Disruptor Series (7 Short Episodes) The Anxiety Vaccine, (Parts 1 and 2) Developing the Skills of Prevention: Flexibility, Problem Solving, Autonomy How to Find a Therapist for Your Child BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What You Should Know About Anxiety and Exercise
Nov 4 2022
What You Should Know About Anxiety and Exercise
In this episode, we talk about exercise and anxiety and our moods. One of us loves it, and one of totally gets the value but compares it to a “cat being put out in the rain.” Most of know the benefits (although there’s new research you’ll want to hear), so how do you promote the self care of you and your family with the barriers that commonly show up? How do you still make it happen?  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What to Say To The People Who Don't Get Anxiety
Oct 28 2022
What to Say To The People Who Don't Get Anxiety
We tackle the statements our friends and families use when they're staying stuck in their anxiety patterns. If you hear them or use them, listen up. We have responses ready to go. BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6 Parenting Phrases We Hate (and Why)
Oct 21 2022
6 Parenting Phrases We Hate (and Why)
Some parenting phrases are so common, they border on cliche. And a good portion of them push all of Lynn and Robin’s buttons. In this episode we go after six of the offenders, phrases that sound harmless but are not. Listeners, you need to stop using them, and we’ll tell you why.  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get a $60 dollar gift while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
When do you push your kid towards the thing they are afraid of? A guide to Exposure Therapy
Oct 14 2022
When do you push your kid towards the thing they are afraid of? A guide to Exposure Therapy
Most have heard of exposure therapy. If you’re scared of snakes, wrap one around your neck! Afraid of elevators? Get in! Research shows that it works, but there’s more to it than just pushing yourself—or your child—into the feared situation. In this episode Lynn talks all things exposure therapy. Can you do it yourself? How hard do you push your child? And why do many therapists avoid it as much as their clients do?  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. It's available for pre-order and arrives October 18th. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tackling Meltdowns: A Guide for Kids, Teens, and Adults
Oct 7 2022
Tackling Meltdowns: A Guide for Kids, Teens, and Adults
In this episode, a listener is surprised that her 8 year old is still having big meltdowns and asks if this is common in anxious. While we associate emotional meltdowns and tantrums with little children, they can happen at any age. Emotional regulation is a skill that we develop and work on throughout our lives. What can we do to interrupt our own reactive patterns, and how do we coach our kids in the skills of recognizing and then managing those big feelings?  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. It's available for pre-order and arrives October 18th. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries while helping a family in need! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
When Should Therapy End?
Sep 30 2022
When Should Therapy End?
The decision when and if to begin therapy is often discussed, but the next steps (like when to stop) don’t get much attention. The mom of a 19 year old has found therapy very helpful for her daughter, but, she wonders, when does therapy end? In this episode we talk therapy: the different approaches, why skill-building matters, and how (and when) therapy ends.  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. It's available for pre-order and arrives October 18th. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  Go to Bombas.com/flusterclux and use code FLUSTERCLUX for twenty percent off your first purchase. Remember, when you buy Bombas clothing, you are also giving to someone in need.  FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Calling All Control Freaks: Here's Why and How To Let Go
Sep 23 2022
Calling All Control Freaks: Here's Why and How To Let Go
Being in control sounds great, but what’s the cost of needing to control every outcome? Children raised in chaos often seek control as adults. Those raised in highly controlling environments struggle to make decisions and handle uncertainty. Can we find balance? Is there a middle ground? Calling all control freaks, this week on Flustercliux.  BUY LYNN'S NEW BOOK, THE ANXIETY AUDIT Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. It's available for pre-order and arrives October 18th. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now. “Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”  —Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How Parents Can Get Their Anxious Kids' Schools on the Same Page
Sep 16 2022
How Parents Can Get Their Anxious Kids' Schools on the Same Page
Helping an anxious student requires a strong collaboration between families and schools, but so often meetings to create a plan become adversarial. In this episode, Lynn (who routinely attends such meetings) offers her key tips for how parents and schools can work together to support a child and teach the needed skills, minus the conflict and blaming. We also answer a question from a shy mom entering a new school environment. She’s socially anxious but wants to do the best for her kids. What can she do to connect? THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How Talking Less Improves Your Parenting
Sep 9 2022
How Talking Less Improves Your Parenting
In this episode, Lynn breaks down one of her favorite instructions to parents: talk 85% less. When parents are worried they tend to talk a lot. When they want something done and their child isn't doing it, they talk even more. Learn how asking the right questions and staying quiet can be one of the most helpful thing you can do for an anxious child or teen. We also answer a listener question about the difference between anxiety, worry and stress.  THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Back To School Message Every Parent Needs To Hear
Sep 2 2022
The Back To School Message Every Parent Needs To Hear
Most parents feel conflicted, confused, and cranky about homework. How much should parents be involved? Does it actually help with learning? And does age matter? In the first episode of season 5, we tackle the topic of homework Flusterclux-style, because while the episode dives deep into homework, it’s also a reminder about the bigger skills, connections and patterns we need to teach our kids.  ONE SPOT LEFT FOR OUR FAMILY RETREAT! This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. One room is left at $599 per night. There is only 1 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. Register ASAP if interested. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! Little Spoon makes this year's chaos a little more manageable with time-saving, delicious AND healthy meals and snacks you can feel good about. Enter code FLUSTERCLUX at checkout to get 50% OFF your first Little Spoon order.  FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Strengthening Your Kid’s Psychological Immune System
Aug 26 2022
Strengthening Your Kid’s Psychological Immune System
In this optimistic conversation we discuss the family’s psychological immune system and the role of both positive and adverse childhood experiences. While many adverse childhood experiences happen to our kids, parents can have much more control over creating many of the seven positive childhood experiences that support mental health. JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. Rooms start at $459. Thursday night rooms are sold out at that rate. Premium view rooms still available. There is only 1 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Best of Back To School: Let Your Kids Fail; Don't Let Your Kids Drown
Aug 19 2022
Best of Back To School: Let Your Kids Fail; Don't Let Your Kids Drown
Mistakes and Failures can be some of life’s best teachers. When it comes to letting our kids fail, how do we know the difference between letting them fail and letting them drown? What do you do if your teenager hasn’t mastered the skill of asking for help? Or, what do you say when your teen doesn’t even care? JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. Rooms start at $459. Thursday night rooms are sold out at that rate. Premium view rooms still available. There is only 1 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors For Families: #7 The Final Step to Practice
Aug 12 2022
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors For Families: #7 The Final Step to Practice
In the last of the 7-episode Anxiety Disruptor series, it’s time to put it all together and focus on the consistent, step-by-step approach to decreasing anxiety’s influence. Consider this a pep talk, as Lynn describes the importance of how to put a plan in place (and even write it down!), combining patience with inevitable missteps, and embracing the ongoing process. Now that all seven episodes are live, it's a great time to go back and review the earlier episodes in the series. JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. Rooms start at $459. Thursday night rooms are sold out at that rate. Premium view rooms still available. There are only 2 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors For Families: #6 Building Self Esteem
Aug 5 2022
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors For Families: #6 Building Self Esteem
Anxiety makes us forget, and it’s particularly amnesiac to past successes. Helping kids work through fears and worries also includes showing them how to connect to their successes, feel masterful, and make worry less powerful when it arrives. In this episode, Lynn tells you how to build those all important reminder bridges to the past successes that anxiety wants them to forget. JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT Registration closes August 1st! This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. We’re over half sold, so register today! Rooms start at $459. There are only 3 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Join Thrive Market today and get eighty dollars in free groceries! thriveMarket.com/flusterclux. As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com. Use the code FLUSTER to get $100 off of your first month. Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.49 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER149. That’s up to a $110 value! You’ll also be able to unlock a special offer of a free Metabolic Greens with your purchase of Metabolic Reds. Just go to getreds.com/FLUSTER to start feeling great today! FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors for Families: #5 When Bribing Works
Jul 29 2022
The 7 Anxiety Disruptors for Families: #5 When Bribing Works
How do we actually inspire children and teens to step in and retrain that anxious brain when worry is saying NO! The fifth of our 7 anxiety disruptors helps parents and kids get “some skin in the game.” The tactics are a bit different for young children versus teens, and rewards (OK, maybe we admit they are bribes!) have a place. Lynn talks about how to use rewards correctly and the conversations that parents must have ahead of time to increase their success.  JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT Registration closes August 1st! This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. We’re over half sold, so register today! Rooms start at $459. There are only 3 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Try TopCashback for yourself by visiting topcashback.com, creating an account with your email and password, and entering the promo code FLUSTER. Plus, all new customers who sign up now will get a $10 sign-up bonus when they spend their first $25 on topcashback.com after entering the promo code. Go to yipeswipes.com/FLUSTER for 20% off. Or just insert FLUSTER at check out for 20% off at yipeswipes.com. Growing up is messy. Yipes Wipes to the rescue! Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.79 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER179. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Best Of: How To Manage Your Kids' Phobias
Jul 22 2022
Best Of: How To Manage Your Kids' Phobias
Emetophobia, Astraphobia, Autophobia. Some kids became afraid of a variety of things: throwing up, needles, dogs, thunderstorms, the dark. As parents we want to help, we want to make our kids feels safe and comfortable. We want to address the worry. But how we do that often just makes the worry and fear stronger. In this episode I ask Lynn to explain her effective approach of addressing the process of worry and not the content. Because when we try to address the specifics of what our kids worry about, we invite anxiety to move in and take hold. JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT Registration closes August 1st! This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. We’re over half sold, so register today! Rooms start at $459. There are only 3 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Try TopCashback for yourself by visiting topcashback.com, creating an account with your email and password, and entering the promo code FLUSTER. Plus, all new customers who sign up now will get a $10 sign-up bonus when they spend their first $25 on topcashback.com after entering the promo code. Go to yipeswipes.com/FLUSTER for 20% off. Or just insert FLUSTER at check out for 20% off at yipeswipes.com. Growing up is messy. Yipes Wipes to the rescue! Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.79 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER179. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Best of Summer Episode: How to Take a Vacay from Mom Guilt
Jul 15 2022
Best of Summer Episode: How to Take a Vacay from Mom Guilt
Summer can be a wonderful time for playfulness and connection, but parents often feel pressure to make every minute count, every vacation fabulous. It’s a time of high expectations for parents, which means mom guilt finds fertile ground. Guilt has a purpose, but listen to what anxiety expert Lynn Lyons says about ineffective and overused guilt, how to lessen its power, and name the true emotions that come with parenting.  JOIN US IN ORLANDO FOR OUR FIRST FAMILY RETREAT Registration closes August 1st! This is our first retreat where you can bring the kids, too, and we’re hosting an incredible weekend at the Four Seasons Orlando September 30-October 2. In addition to two morning workshops with Lynn Lyons, you can expect an exclusive Disney party inside the theme parks, and the chance to relax at the country’s best family pool. The Four Seasons offers a complimentary kids club for ages 4 through 12. We’re over half sold, so register today! Rooms start at $459. There are only 3 private session with Lynn left! The private session is optional and in addition to two workshops. The private includes one hour consultations by phone before and after the retreat in addition to a private one hour consult with your family at the resort. THE LATEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR PARENTS! MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice. This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux. What you’ll get: Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own. Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids. For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.  VISIT OUR SPONSORS FOR SPECIAL OFFERS JUST FOR YOU Try TopCashback for yourself by visiting topcashback.com, creating an account with your email and password, and entering the promo code FLUSTER. Plus, all new customers who sign up now will get a $10 sign-up bonus when they spend their first $25 on topcashback.com after entering the promo code. Go to yipeswipes.com/FLUSTER for 20% off. Or just insert FLUSTER at check out for 20% off at yipeswipes.com. Growing up is messy. Yipes Wipes to the rescue! Escape the dreary dinnertime rut! Try EveryPlate for just $1.79 per meal by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code FLUSTER179. FOLLOW US Join the Facebook group to get news on the upcoming courses for parents, teens, and kids. Follow Flusterclux on Facebook and Instagram. Follow Lynn Lyons on Twitter and Youtube. New episodes arrive Friday at 5:00AM EST. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices