Category: Family Relationships

Torie Henderson

Enneagram Type #1

Type #1 The Perfectionist – The Reformer The rational, principled, self controlled idealist  Today I will help Enneagram Type #1’s understand their motivation, release the burden of perfection, trust in their goodness and finally relax. Ones are conscientious and ethical, with a strong sense of right and wrong. They are always striving to improve things, … Read more…

Caught kid watching porn
Torie Henderson

Caught kid watching porn | Encore

Episode 157 – Caught kid watching porn | Encore “Dear Torie, I am so upset. I just walked in on my 9 year old son. He was looking at our lap top and shut it as soon as I came in the room. I asked him what he was looking at and he said “nothing”. … Read more…

Annoyed and Irritated?
Torie Henderson

Annoyed and Irritated? Why that’s important | Encore

 Dear Torie So….my pre-teen just pointed out that every time I have to drive him somewhere, I act annoyed. (which annoyed me). My teenager piggy backed on that saying I’m ALWAYS mad and yelling at her to pick up her things and do her chores. (which irritated me). My partner joined in saying he can’t … Read more…

How do I get my kids to listen to me?
Torie Henderson

How do I get my kids to listen to me? | Encore

Episode #155 “How do I get my kids to listen to me? | Encore”   Question of the Day: “I feel like I walk around all day barking orders. ‘Pick up your shoes, turn off the TV, finish your homework, clear your plate.” I’m exhausted from the constant negotiating and push back I seem to … Read more…

I feel bad , all the time, about everything

I feel bad , all the time, about everything. Episode #152  How to feel better about everything   Question of the Day: Dear Torie You asked me on the coaching call what area of my life is causing me the least satisfaction. I’ve given it some thought and realized, it’s not just one area.  I … Read more…

How To Take Care of My Own Emotional Needs

How To Take Care of My Own Emotional Needs Taking Care of Your Emotional Needs Question of the Day: How can I take care of my own emotional needs? I have tried too many times in too many ways to get my husband to be more empathetic and supportive. I want him to listen to … Read more…

How to help my homesick college freshman

Homesick College Freshman Episode #140  My College Freshman Wants to Move Back Home. How do I help him?  Question of the Day: Dear Torie  My son is a freshman in college, living in the dorms and struggling as many do. He’s a few states away but has been home twice already to visit. Classes and … Read more…