Manage episode 336105699 series 1083316
Man, it has been a crazy wild last two years, and I was thinking about this episode and how to honor moms and all that moms have been through because I think of all that people have been through, the most significant weight has been put upon mothers and mother figures, caregivers, for sure, over the last two years.
And so some moms are just spent and at their wit's end, and some mothers, through all of this, have learned to figure out more self-care, how to realign themselves, maybe with better jobs or with delegating things around the house so that they can take back their time and not be this wonder woman, super supermom.
And then many of us also have lost parents. I lost my mom 16 years ago. Her mom right after that, so two maternal figures poof!--both were gone. I didn't have my kids until two years later, but that hole was there. Through this pandemic, so many people have lost their parents, their mothers, and loved ones. Or their parents are battling illness now. It's a lot, and it can make this day a big mixed bag of emotions.
I get it. I'm sharing some thoughts about my mother, my grandmother, the sorrow I've felt for my mother never meeting my children, and how I turned that around last year, determined to start a new tradition for Mother's Day. And I have some ideas for turning things around for yourself so life can be sweeter and you can maintain more life in life in spite of inflation, pandemics, and dark news in the world.
As mentioned in this episodeThis Thing Called You - by Ernest Holmes (Book) https://amzn.to/3P83jmI Wondering how to slow down, tune in to what you want, and surrender like you haven't before? Check out these related episodes Feminine Surrender vs. Pushing. Mini Retreats and Self-Care to Nourish Mamas with Melissa Mueller-Douglas Self Care and Connection to Self to Heal From Trauma Why Calming Our Nervous System is Essential to Thrive
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