Armed to the Heart - Military Women, Work-life Balance, Female Veterans, Christian Moms, Pregnancy and Postpartum
74. How to Prioritize your Physical & Mental Health when Everyone Else Comes First & You’ve Got NO Time: Moving out of Burnout as a Working Mom (Part 1)
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In this 2-part episode, we're diving into what to do when we're burnt out -- 5 Tips to help you find more time to take care of yourself too, amidst all the ways you're pouring yourself out.
It’s so hard to find time for ourselves as busy moms. It's easy for our own mental or physical health to get put on the back burner while we're taking care of everyone else.
Our kids demand so much.
Work (especially in the military) can feel like it's taking over our whole life.
If you feel like you're struggling to, or even feeling guilty about taking time to exercise, or having a hard time figuring out how to fit other forms of self care in, if you're like, I've got ZERO time for myself, and the idea of self-care leads to even more overwhelm, guilt, or frustration...
There have been many seasons where I've been burnt out in motherhood. During pregnancy, postpartum, with all our military life demands, solo parenting, really busy work schedules, seasons of frequent field training, it's easy for burnout to be our norm as military moms.
We're often trying so hard, giving all we've got, but it often can still never feel like enough. So if you're feeling stretched thin in every way, physically drained, and emotionally exhausted, these 5 tips for shifting out of burnout will help you know where to start, so you can get a little time for yourself, feel refreshed again, and ultimately have more balance and time for what matters most.
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