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All working moms could improve their work and family life by following the 8 Wolfpack rules (#6 is transforming my life)

Working moms can feel isolated and alone. We carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. What if working moms were empowered to take back their own power - to unleash their strengths and gifts? What if you could let your competitive spirit soar? Working moms need a Wolfpack so we can empower and support the amazing women in our lives

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8 surprising lessons about burnout that are essential for working mom success

Burnout is pervasive right now, especially among working moms who feel this pressure to do it all, to have it all. Working moms carry this huge mental load, this mom guilt, and get so overwhelmed that they burnout - but they just keep going. That’s what happened to me, and I’m a mental health professional. Here are the 8 surprising lessons I learned about burnout that can help stressed out working moms everywhere.

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3 fascinating tips and research to empower working moms to have better work-life balance

Most of the dialogue around work-life balance focuses on things that are out of your control (workplace policies, support work environments, who you marry, a great support system). Emphasizing these aspects of work-life balance is essential in the long-term, but does not provide answers for working moms who feel overworked, overtired, and overwhelmed. How can we empower you, working mothers who are striving to make a good life for yourselves and your families?

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Why women don’t support each other and how you can support the amazing women in your life

If women want to have successful careers, balance work and family, and love being working moms, women need to be better at supporting other women. Unfortunately we are not great at empowering the women in our lives. We push each other down instead of raising each other up. How can you change that? How can women better support other women?

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Unleash your creative problem solving to improve you work-life balance

Do you feel like all you do is problem solve? You are carrying this huge mental load that you just can’t release? What if you could approach problem solving in a totally new way to improve your work-life balance? First principle thinking is a great way to come up with amazing solutions to regular working mom problems - like creating a great schedule.

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How to transform your jealousy and turn it into inspiration and motivation to create your best life

We know we need to stop comparing ourselves to others. We know this isn’t helpful and makes us feel worse. But what if that jealousy is telling you something? What if you could turn your jealousy into inspiration and motivation? What if you could harness it to overcome your fears?

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The science behind of how to make and break habits

Everyone seems to want to change their habits these days – hoping and believing it will lead us to be faster, more efficient, more productive, more intelligent. Most importantly the more habits you create the less mental energy you need to spend – improving your mental load and work-life balance. But what does the science of behavior change really tell us about how to make and break habits?

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7 Hacks to Simplify Your Life and Reduce Your Mental Load

Working moms carry this huge mental load. It’s exhausting. It’s overwhelming. It’s stressful. It’s endless. So how do you overcome overwhelm and ease your mental load? How do you get a better work-life balance? It’s time to get back to your values. Then follow these 7 hacks to simplify your life.

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5 steps to stop comparing yourself to others

At some point, almost everyone struggles with the comparison game – comparing yourself to those around you and thinking they are better – they have better jobs, they are more successful in their jobs, people like them more, they are more beautiful, they are skinnier, they look better in the shirt your both own, their husband is more supportive, their kids are better behaved… How do you stop comparing yourself to other people? Change your story, create your best life and stop the comparison game.

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This one question will totally make you rethink your free time

We are moms, moms of young children. We have less free time right now than we will ever have in our entire lives. Yes parenthood will be full of increasingly challenging questions and dilemmas as our children age, but we will also regain some independence, some personal time. Do you ever get in bed and think - I had so little time today to do what I wanted and I didn’t even use it well.

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3 Steps to shed your armor and live an authentic life

I carry around so much armor. You would never know (or I think you would never know because I have a smile on my face and positivity in what I say), but I have built up shields of armor I carry everywhere. Slowly I’ve been stripping them away. The past few weeks felt intense and draining. But today it feels like it’s all coming together. Today, it feels like I left my armor at home and it was surprisingly amazing. 

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Struggling with self-esteem? Show yourself some LOVE

One of the most common concerns clients have shared with me through the years is “low self-esteem”. In recent years however, I have found it more worthwhile to focus on self-acceptance than self-esteem. What’s the difference? Self-esteem encourages us to focus on the qualities we like about ourselves. Certainly not a bad idea. But what about the qualities we don’t like? Self-acceptance has us to look at our whole selves and therefore, carries less judgment. This is who I am, and I’m OK with that.

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