Answers 4 the Family
About This Show
"Answers 4 the Family" radio show was born out of a desire to help guide parents and adolescent services industry professionals alike to professional resources as they face critical moments with their children and/or clients. The show addresses issues such as locating your runaway teen, family crisis intervention, building self esteem, dealing with addictions, international parental abduction and the many of the "everyday" concerns of parents and teens. We will also introduce you to specialized schools and treatment programs that can really help.
"Answers for the Family" radio show brings you answers and options to raising children today and in our constantly changing future.
Listen to "Answers 4 the Family" Mondays at 11 AM Pacific Time on the LATalkRadio.com to discuss ways to help you navigate through the many challenges of family life.
Most Recent Episode
"Lessons from a Difficult Person"
4 days ago
Lessons from a Difficult Person - How to Deal With People Like Us
Show Guest: Sarah Elliston
The funny thing is that Sarah Elliston never realized she was "a difficult person," --someone who harangued people until she got her way, threw snip fits and temper tantrums, talked over her bosses and pointed out what she thought were their misconceptions. In her family, where she felt bullied, the only way she knew how to get someone's attention and approval was to voice her opinion--and loudly! Without standing her ground, how could she do what she thought was best for herself and everyone else around her. She wasn't intentionally mean-spirited. She was just trying to do what she thought was RIGHT! Until a kind, but firm, boss woke her up! With great compassion, and strength, her boss pointed out that her actions had consequences. That in being "difficult," she was not only disrupting the office camaraderie and production, but impeding her own professional advancement.
Join us Sarah shares her transformation-- when she started on the journey to leave behind the difficult person, and become the woman who teaches others how to deal with difficult people. Sarah "Sam" Elliston is now bringing forth her vital manual on how to awaken the challenging personality, and change both the relationship and the environment with her new book Dealing with Difficult People; Lessons Learned from a Difficult Person.