google-site-verification=U0Q4nUf7gy008G2e6vjitL4htHLAso-Tlnzg4z6xYtI Addressing Mental Health in the Home, with Nellie Harden - Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room®

Episode 2

Addressing Mental Health in the Home, with Nellie Harden

Nellie is a Family Life & Leadership Coach who focuses on helping parents eliminate power struggles with their daughters and help them grow into confident, wise, and respectful young women that are actually ready for the world!

She is a wife and mom to 4 daughters, author, speaker and podcaster, homeschooling parent and adventure chaser. She has a degree in biology and psychology and a diverse behavior background from humpback whales in the South Pacific to teens and parents in homes across the world. She believes in a life of intention and making dreams and goals realities. She knows that the best way to help the world is through one living room at a time!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • Why Nellie chose this elephant and why it is important for her to address
  • What “the second half of childhood” means and how it applies to this discussion
  • The importance of guiding your kids through what Nellie refers to as “The Great Transition”
  • How self-disciplined leadership starts early (and in the home)
  • The knee-to-knee conversation tactic and how it may help cool down a heated situation
  • The effects of this ever-changing world on the demands of parenting 
  • The defining difference between finding and building your identity


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Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room®
We discuss hard things to talk about and shed light on difficult subjects.

About your hosts

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April Ballestero

Author, Facilitator, Founder, Consultant, Speaker, and Strategic Leadership Coach guiding light bulb moments. Thankful to be celebrating 10 years of guiding, coaching, and leading industry leaders such as attorneys, coaches, chiropractors, financial planners, the real estate industry, and many other sales and business professionals across the nation. The celebration goes on to include over 20 years of business, professional and personal development which I am so honored to share as a vessel to our clients, coaches, and community.
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Eric Ballestero

Eric Ballestero has worked with Coach April Ballestero since before ONE LIGHT AHEAD®'s inception in 2011 while he was still in school and has continually brought new ideas and a lot of technical help to the team. He produced the first three seasons of Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® podcast in addition to being a continual partner of ONE LIGHT AHEAD®.