11 ways to support a new mom

If you're a mom, you'll know how motherhood can be challenging, especially in the first couple of weeks after giving birth. New moms don't usually know how to ask for help or don't know what they need. You probably want to help the new mama, but you don't know how to assist. Here's a list of 11 ways to support a new mom. Organise food drop-offs It's natural for a new mama to forget about their needs because they're so preoccupied with the baby. As a result, they may skip meals, so help them out by organising food drop-offs.  You could achieve this by cooking a little extra when you're...

15 Important habits to avoid mom burnout

15 Important habits to avoid mom burnout

As moms, many of us have packed schedules. Between work and taking care of our families, life can be a little overwhelming on some days. You love your family—of course you do. But when the tired feeling sits heavy on your bones, that's when you feel close to burnout. However, there are ways to fight it. By being intentional, you may find ways not just to survive but thrive! Here are 15 important habits to avoid mom burnout. Get comfortable with saying no Saying no doesn't come naturally for most of us. We might fear the other person's response or feel guilty for saying no to someone close...

Healing the Inner Child

Have you ever paid attention to the little voice inside of you? The one that might remind you of your younger self? No matter how old we grow, we carry our younger selves within us day-to-day. Perhaps our hurt 5-year-old self shows up when our best friend doesn't answer our phone call, or our misunderstood 15- year-old self comes out when we don't see eye to eye with a colleague. Caring for this younger version of ourselves is what inner child work is all about.  As we tread our individual pathways in life, we acquire emotional baggage. Some of it is easy to recognize but some is baggage...

4 Quick ways to get out of a funk

Have you ever been stuck in a funk, and you know you need to snap out of it quickly, but you just can't? That was me for the past two weeks. I've been feeling cranky and uninspired — I was spreading negativity to the people around me.  In my quest to get out of my funk, I've had to arm myself with some coping mechanisms to help me whenever I feel off. Here are 4 quick ways to get out of a funk. Take care of yourself Usually, when we're not feeling so great, we tend to neglect ourselves, but that's when we need to take care of ourselves the most. This is when you need to force...

5 limiting beliefs that keep us stuck

Tony Robbins once said, "The only thing that keeps you from getting what you want is the story that you keep telling yourself." That little voice in your head that keeps telling you that you cannot be, do or have something. Those are your limiting beliefs. Limiting beliefs prevent us from making a change. They are essentially assumptions about reality that are not true. It has taken me many years to finally realise that I'm in control of my destiny, and I needed to shift my mindset to start my journey towards living my best life. Let's dive into 5 limiting beliefs that keep us stuck. I...