Vision as a Foundation of Worth, Esteem and Confidence: Changing the World One Living Room at a Time with Nellie Harden (Episode #98)

Nellie HardenDr. Lynn Hellerstein of Vision Beyond Sight speaks with Nellie Harden, author, speaker and family life and leadership coach, to talk about changing the world one living room at a time by building worth, esteem and confidence in our children, especially daughters and young women. Nellie discussed tools that parents can use such as creating a vision, instilling discipline, showing vulnerability and scheduling your time. Elevate your parenting and build a strong foundation for your children now! 

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  • Preparing your daughters to be released unto the world
  • The fundamental pillars of worth – to be seen, heard and loved, to belong and to have purpose
  • Behavioral differences between boys and girls – waffles vs. spaghetti
  • Tools for parents to help their children
  • Building a vision
  • Disciplining yourself
  • Showing vulnerability to gain trust
  • Managing one-on-one time with each of Nellie’s four daughters
  • Using these tools for adults
  • Scheduling time to talk with your children and loved ones
  • Nellie’s free resources for listeners
  • Changing the world one living room at a time 

About Nellie Harden:

Nellie Harden is a wife of 23 years, mother to 4 teenage daughters, and an author and speaker in the space of Family Life & Leadership. She and her family moved to a small coastal town in North Carolina in the US after living in the bustling Midwest for many years.

Her work focuses on helping parents love & lead their daughters in a way that teaches them to love & lead themselves while building a strong foundation of worth, esteem & confidence all before they leave home!  This foundation is essential to her becoming a leader in her own life and being equipped for the world and work she is entering into.

Her background is in biology and psychology, from humpbacks to humans, and she has invested decades of her life into personal, family, faith, and leadership development.

Most of all, she believes the best way to change the world is through one living room at a time!

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Check out Nellie's complimentary resourcesbooks and Daughter Decoder masterclass.

“I really implore parents to think about, ‘What do I want them to take into adulthood?’ Definitely worth, esteem and confidence. Everyone in the world needs those especially if they want to fulfill a successful, fulfilling life. But what else, right? What is specific to you that you want to bring to the table? You can start to put goals forward, and as your child matures and grows, you can start to get their input on things and mold in this beautiful foundation that is going to be their specific, only-made-for-them foundation of worth, esteem and confidence that you work on first for her or him, and then together, as they get into the second half of childhood. So that’s that vision piece right there.” – Nellie Harden

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Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Developmental Optometrist, co-owner of Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, P.C., award-winning author and international speaker, holds powerful and inspiring conversations with her guests in the areas of health, wellness, education, sports and psychology. They share their inspirational stories of healing and transformation through their vision expansion. Vision Beyond Sight Podcast will help you see with clarity, gain courage and confidence. Welcome to Vision Beyond Sight!

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About Dr. Lynn

A pioneer in vision therapy and developmental optometry, for more than 30 years, Dr. Lynn Hellerstein has helped thousands of children and adults improve their vision and transform their lives — at home, in the classroom, and most recently on the playing field. Her breakthrough methods unlock barriers to learning and “rewire” around brain injuries, and vision perception or processing deficits. But you don’t have to have a vision problem to benefit: her brain training strategies may be the missing magic if you’re an athlete trying to nail a tricky shot or stay cool in competition. If it’s a skill you can visualize, Dr. Hellerstein can help train your eyes — and mind’s eye — on success.

Award-winning and #1 bestselling author, Dr. Lynn has published numerous professional peer reviewed articles, chapters and four books.

See It. Say It. Do It! (2009) - How to see/recognize your goal, declare your intention, and taking action to achieve your vision.

See It. Say It. Do It! Organize It! (2011) - How to create a step by step process to make achieving your goal a reality.

50 Tips To Improve Your Sports Performance (2013) - How to improve your sports performance today by enhancing eye-mind-body coordination skills, achieving the mental edge, and preventing injuries.

Expand Your Vision (2021) - Discover the power of the seeing brain…the creator of your true vision. Gain Clarity, Courage, and Confidence. In this #1 Amazon best-selling innovative newest book, the power of visualizing and believing in the process to break through internal barriers and create new possibilities for achieving your goal is explored. Visualization can be used to increase creativity, to reduce stress and anxiety, and to build confidence in all of the things that they do.