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The Warrior Academy Podcast

May 27, 2024

In this insightful episode of the Warrior Academy Podcast, we welcome Dr. Romena, a UK-trained clinical psychologist now based in Dubai. Dr. Romena shares her expertise on the unique challenges parents face in today's fast-paced, technology-driven world. From managing stress and social media to understanding the dynamics of modern relationships, Dr. Romena provides valuable advice on how parents can navigate these complexities while fostering strong family bonds.

Topics Discussed in the Episode:

• Introduction of Dr. Romena and her background in clinical psychology.
• The three biggest challenges parents face today: stress, social media, and relationships.
• The changing perceptions of quality of life and the impact of inequality.
• Lifestyle inflation in Dubai and its repercussions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
• The importance of parents communicating openly with their children about their struggles.
• Balancing career ambitions with parenting responsibilities.
• The debate over mothers staying at home during the first two years of a child's life.
• Strategies for parents to align their actions with their values and dreams.
• The impact of COVID-19 on family dynamics and work-life balance.
• The significance of age-appropriate communication with children.
• The role of schools in supporting not just academic but also emotional and social development.
• The growing importance of soft skills and character development in education.
• How AI might shift the focus from academic pressure to soft skill enhancement.
• The challenges of raising children in the era of rapid technological advancement and social media.
• The power of storytelling and narrative therapy in building family connections and legacy.
• Encouraging parents to be authentic and transparent in their parenting approach.
• The evolving concept of masculinity and the importance of kindness in parenting.
• Insights on building a supportive community and the benefits of multigenerational wisdom.

We hope you enjoyed this enlightening episode of the Warrior Academy Podcast with Dr. Romena. To stay connected and receive updates on future episodes, make sure to subscribe to our podcast. If you're interested in discovering more about your child's unique strengths and areas for growth, fill out the Breakthrough Area Assessment and receive a personalized PDF report on your child's 3Cs. Join us on our mission to inspire a generation and make a positive impact on the world, both inside and outside the dojo.

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