Confidence Coaching with Heidi Benjaminsen

Heidi Benjaminsen

The Confidence Coach for Mothers of Teenagers, Heidi Benjaminsen, helps women stay calm and confident while navigating the turbulent waters of parenting teens. Heidi’s insight into how our brain works and what creates our emotions helps women stay OFF the teenage emotional rollercoaster and regain control over how they show up. Listen and become the model of confidence you want your children to be. A confident mother is the greatest gift to her family!

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Episodes

Ep. 140 When People Hurt Us

We all are going to get accidentally and intentionally hurt by others because we’re all human.  When we do get hurt (especially when there is no intent), we need to understand the purpose of pain, the purpose of guilt and be able to sit with the discomfort of both.  We

Ep. 139 Arrogance and Confidence

Arrogance is not confidence, although some may confuse the two and think they are the same.  Arrogant people have a low self-esteem, they are constantly comparing themselves to others and need to be better to feel good.  Confident people, on the other hand, like themselves and do not need to

Ep. 138 Reaching Impossible Goals with Felicia Broccolo

Running a marathon, writing a book, making $1 million dollars, starting a restaurant, getting re-married… some of these feel IMPOSSIBLE to us.  But they are not impossible if we decide we REALLY want to do them.  Listen to Heidi talk with Felicia Broccolo, a coach who helps women turn the

Ep. 137 Connecting with Questions

Asking questions that actually get your teen talking to you is a skill and one of the most powerful tools we have to create lasting relationships.  We have to remember we DON’T know what they are thinking and we have to be genuinely curious.  Listen as Heidi shares ways to

Ep. 136 Accepting Compliments

Raise your hand if you have a hard time accepting compliments. I hope that we all have our hands raised. I know I do. But why is that? Social Scientists have a lot of ideas why, and we can talk about those in this episode, but it all boils down

Ep. 127 What Confident People Say

Confident people use certain words and tone of voice that reflect they are okay with who they are and that they accept their strengths and weaknesses. Confident people don’t over-explain or desperately need other people to understand their choices. Confidence doesn’t put other people down, which reveals our insecurities. Confident

Ep. 135 The Ripple Effects of a Confident Mother: Alisha’s Story

When a mother invests in her own confidence, security and self-love, she is in a position to “gift” these same emotions to her children.  Listen to the beautiful episode where I interview a client and friend of mine who has done some amazing work over the past year.  Alisha shares

Ep. 134 When Our Children Leave “The Path”

Heidi shares a story about a trip she took a few years ago, where her GPS took her off the “direct path” and a beautiful trip that unfolded.  Heidi shares many lessons from this trip about the options for worry, stress or calm and relaxation as our GPS (or the

Ep. 133 Envy and Jealousy

Envy and jealousy are emotions that, if they drive our lives, create disconnection with others and block gratitude and love.  The more we like ourselves, the more we can manage our jealousy and love others.  Listen as Heidi gives examples of how we act when jealous (critical, shaming, talking about

Ep. 132 Putting People on Pedestals

We mentally put people on pedestals when we elevate everything about them to be amazing, perfect, the greatest of all time, etc.  This isn’t just admiring and respecting these people – this is expecting them to be perfect in all ways because they do excel in some ways.  When we