When self-care isn't working, it sucks.
✘ You find yourself pouring from the proverbially 'empty cup'. Pretty soon, you're on the fast track to total burn out, which is a terrible place to be (and a terrible place to parent from).
✘ You actually start to feel guilty for not doing a better job of taking care of yourself. You start to feel even crappier than you already did, and then begin to avoid the thought of self-care at all.
✘ Your needs get bumped down the to-do list, until your self-care is your lowest priority. Before you know it, you've become totally used to just *existing* and you never give yourself permission to just take care of you
Time to bust out of survival mode.
✔ Finally 'get' what self-care is really all about. You'll understand what self-care actually is, why it feels so hard to do, and what it looks like for you.
✔ Have a solid self-care strategy in place that will work, even on your worst days. Get a handle on what your needs are, recognize when you're not meeting them, and have a simple plan in place to fix that.
✔ Actually make it all happen. Take small, simple steps that will help you build sustainable self-care habits, learn how to ask for the support you need, and get beyond the barriers that are always getting in the way of your self-care.
✔ Simple, step-by-step daily exercises that you can complete in 15 minutes.You have enough going on in your life, so this guide makes the process of re-vamping your self-care habits simple, straightforward and fool proof. All you have to do is show up for fifteen minutes a day, for ten days.
✔ A process that goes deeper than the usual 'smoothie and spa day' approach, to get to the root of why it's so hard to take care of yourself. You'll start by understanding what self-care is actually all about, and get to the root of why it's so hard to take good care of yourself, so you can avoid the usual pitfalls that get in the way of self-care.
✔ Prompts that will help you create a personalized strategy, with the tools to actually implement it. Self-care looks different for everyone. Figure out what kinds of strategies work best to meet your unique needs, and have options that you can easily put into action, even when you're not at your best.
Download the guide instantly and print it out (or use it on your tablet).
Dedicate 15 minutes a day to follow the step-by-step instructions.
Keep track of your progress in the guide as you progress through the daily exercises.
Create a simple self-care strategy that will help you meet your own unique needs.
“This is such a great first step for me. I've felt as though I have been circling the drain for months and you really cut through all the bullshit and get right to the point. If I went to a self care workshop, I bet someone could ramble fluff about your day 1 ideas for 4 hours . . . or . . . I can take 15 minutes a day, your way. You are amazing!”
“Today I'm focusing on how to meet my need for more 'meaning'! I was able to take a few moments while the kids were watching TV and sit in my room to do some breathing exercises and think about what I wanted to accomplish for today. Thanks!”
“I have loved all the information and guidance you have been sharing. For my 15 minutes today, I kicked my husband out of the living room and wrote in my planner several needs I want to fill this upcoming week. Using your list made it easy for me to identify those needs and now I just need to dedicate the time.”
I’m a mother of two young kids who used to really suck at taking care of myself. After struggling with a mood disorder, I spent a lot of time trying to figure out this elusive thing called 'self-care'.
Why did it always feel so impossible to do something that should be so simple?
I tapped into my training as a social scientist to uncover the best resources that psychology, mindfulness and gender studies have to offer to the concept of self-care. And then I stripped it down and simplified it into a process that actually works for the realities of #momlife.
This guide is my way of sharing what I learned with you. I think you'll find it's exactly what you need.
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