All Mammas need and deserve time to take care of themselves. No matter how you fill your day taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of those around you.
Recent Self Care Articles
during my time dealing with abuse I learned that my voice didn’t matter. I’m sure some of the message was given to me by media … But it was driven home by a relationship that said “I love you, but you really shouldn’t be yourself”. Maybe not in those words, but in a tone of little ways and actions and events.
If you’ve given up on your childhood dreams you may not remember what they are now. Or they may have grown up into something new you hadn’t thought of yet.
Most of of us are taught to conform to other people’s expectations, often we are molded and shaped to to pursue something that leaves us cold and empty inside.
What do you do when you’re mentally overwhelmed and exhausted? It feels like you are drowning in your own head, or like hiding out under the bed covers is a feasible option. But we all have responsibilities, so in the midst of a busy life here is how to break free of the overwhelm and mental exhaustion.
for those of us looking to take the journey to healing and wholeness, at some point we need to start re-developing our ability to trust. And most importantly to Trust ourselves. It’s not easy and it can be scary. To tust we have to open up our defenses and let other people in. It can be done, and it’s worth the fight with yourself. Here are some tips on how to start the process.
You see chameleons use their blending abilities to avoid being seen. Often we are uncomfortable or feel threatened and feel the need to protect ourselves. But mostly this is a sign of a deeply insecure person. Don’t get me wrong, there are strong people out there who use the chameleon skills to good effect, and I aspire to one day do that. But those people knowingly put on a mask of chameleonhood, they don’t wear it all the time. And they never break their core values or beliefs for the sake of being a chameleon.
Your Journey to Motherhood
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All Mammas need and deserve time and energy to take care of themselves. Whether you are a stay-at-home, work-at-home, or work-out-of-the-home Mamma you are important, and need some time to take care of yourself just as much as you take care of your family around you.