Mom Can Breathe

A blog for moms who are ready to recharge their batteries, optimize their self-care, and avoid the vicious cycle of burnout.

Category: Mental Health

  • Self-Care All Day Every Day!

    Self-Care All Day Every Day!

    Self-care is about what you do every single day. You pour out your energy for your clients and your families all day every day, so in order to stay healthy, you need to take care of yourself all day every day. Fill your own cup first, so that you have something to give.

  • Why is self-care so hard in the summer when you are a therapist and a mom? 

    Why is self-care so hard in the summer when you are a therapist and a mom? 

    We all go into summer thinking “Ahh, a break!” We picture ourselves relaxing by the pool while our kids happily splash around and we sip iced tea. It will be a luxurious break from the tyranny of the school year and we will finally have time for the self-care we know we deserve.  Unfortunately, it rarely turns out that way. You may even find that you feel even MORE exhausted in the summer and you are counting down the days until school starts back up! 

  • What about YOU?

    What about YOU?

    Not only is it OK to put yourself first, but it’s also critical and non-negotiable. 

  • How to Get Good at Boundaries

    How to Get Good at Boundaries

    Setting boundaries and saying no can be really tough, especially if you have any trauma history, attachment wounds, codependent patterns, or fear of rejection. Read on for 3 easy ways to get good at boundaries!

  • Why are so many therapists leaving the field?

    Why are so many therapists leaving the field?

    So many therapists and helping professionals are thinking about becoming coaches, creating courses, starting a side hustle or even leaving the field entirely at a time when the need for metal health services is through the roof. There’s nothing wrong with diversifying your time and income, but read this first.

  • Hello, Cortisol

    Hello, Cortisol

    Cortisol is a great thing to have if you are being chased by a tiger…. Not so great when you’re just trying to get to your kid’s parent-teacher conference.

  • The Most Important 4 Minutes of Your Day!

    The Most Important 4 Minutes of Your Day!

    These 4 minutes will help you get into the moment and be calm and centered, whatever your busy day brings! Transcript: Good morning, everybody. I thought I would just jump on here and do a quick breath meditation to help you get grounded and calm. Okay. So whether you are standing or walking or sitting, […]

  • The Pandemic Has Stolen Your Self-Care. It’s Time to Take it Back.

    The Pandemic Has Stolen Your Self-Care. It’s Time to Take it Back.

    The Covid 19 pandemic has taken us on a roller-coaster ride of survival, optimism, hope, grief, and loss. Our routine has gone out the window, especially self-care. It’s time to take it back!

  • Mindfulness to Go

    Mindfulness to Go

    Here are 30 of my favorite mindfulness strategies for lowering my stress level and helping me stay more present in the moment. Of all of the things I have tried, mindfulness helps me stay calm and centered more than anything else.  These suggestions are specifically meant to be used while you are going about your […]

  • Wanna Go to the Beach?

    Wanna Go to the Beach?

    I think we have all just about had it with the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s get out of here, shall we?  OK, Coronavirus, you mean schoolyard bully, you win. You have taken a toll on all of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. For some, you’ve brought devastating grief and loss. For all of us, mega STRESS. […]

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