How to Stop Being Mean to Yourself (Encore!)

3 Tools I Learned in Counseling to Manage Negative Self-Talk and Unhealthy Behaviorsd

The past few weeks at our house have been so busy that I’ve slipped into some negative self-talk and coping behaviors. Whenever this happens, I feel so frustrated with myself, thinking, “Rachel, you know better than this! You’ve learned great strategies in counseling over the past six years to help you stay in the positive!” That’s…

034: How to Meditate in the Midst of Mayhem // Dr. Leah Weiss

Do you laugh aloud at the thought of having a few minutes to meditate during busy days with your children? What if I told you that you could be meditating THE ENTIRE DAY, even in the midst of chaotic, everyday moments with your little minions? Dr. Leah Weiss–an author, a mindfulness expert who studied with the…

025: Finding Motivation to Exercise // Monica Tanner of On the Brighter Side

3 Steps to Finding Your Motivation to Exercise--or Do Anything Difficult in Your Life

If you’re like me, finding time and motivation to exercise has become difficult since becoming a mom. If you’re not like me (ha!), you exercise almost daily, but it’s probably hard to find motivation to do some other things in your life. Whatever camp you’re in, I think this episode will help you. Monica Tanner,…

024: Fighting Against Mom-Guilt

Fighting Against Mom-Guilt // 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms Podcast

A few years ago, I had a phone conversation with a friend that changed my perspective forever. She told me why she never feels mom-guilt. And I loved her wisdom and think of it often. Listen to this week’s episode to hear her advice, as well as three strategies that I use frequently when I feel the…