EP 107: How to Take a Break

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Mom, you need a break, so we’re sharing tips for how to get the rest and relaxation you deserve to take care of yourself as well as you do your family. How do you know when is when? Kelly and Deanna talk through how to respect the rhythms of your life to forecast when you need to schedule time to restore yourself. 

While planning is important, there are plenty of unexpected moments that leave our tanks depleted. We share strategies to help you manage your commitments before the gas gets on E. Embrace what rest looks like for you to restore yourself from the taxing but rewarding mom boss life. 

What we discuss - don’t miss it! 

  • How to read the rhythms of your family to know when a break is due.

  • Why your life improves when you respect the different personalities in your home and their relaxation styles. 

  • How to create space in your schedule to manage unanticipated stress.

  • Why your vacation doesn’t need to look like anyone else’s.

  • How to include small breaks into your everyday routine.

  • Strategies to reintegrate into real life following your vacation bliss.

QUOTES

“Culture will tell us a break needs to look a certain way. We need true downtime, however it looks for us.”

“I can’t effectively take a break and have a phone in my hand.”

“Taking a break looks different for everyone. Figure out what it is, and just embrace it.”

“We can serve our children and protect our own needs at the same time.”

“We’re not doing enough to create the margin in our lives to rest.”

RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED

Blog: Do You Need a Vacation From Your Vacation?


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