If there’s one thing busy moms have in common, it would be that there are so many things to do with so little time. Most of us don’t have a few hours a day that we can spend on self-care. Many moms are knowledgeable about the fundamentals of their careers, but then the idea of wellness always takes a backseat. It’s time that we rethink the things that are really important to us as we work our way toward success.
And so, I wanted to bring Dr. Jonathan Glass today to help us uncover some Ayurvedic and self-care practices that time-poor moms can incorporate into their daily, weekly, or monthly routine. Self-care is a necessity, it’s not a privilege, so make it a non-negotiable part of your everyday life.
Jonathan Glass, M.Ac, M.Ac, is the founder and author of the Total Life Cleanse. He is a Naturopathic Doctor, Master Acupuncturist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, energy healer, herbalist, and Natural Health Educator. Jonathan served on the faculty of the New England School of Acupuncture and the Dharma Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda. He has facilitated thousands through his JivAtma Energy Healing and Total Life Cleanse programs. Jonathan has been in private practice since 1987 when he co-founded the Healing Essence Center with his wife Katherine, in Concord, Massachusetts.
Hopefully, this episode will inspire you to develop these self-care practices. You don’t have to overwhelm yourself and do them all at once. Slowly incorporate these practices until they turn into habits.
In this episode, you will hear:
- How is Ayurveda within your reach as a busy mom without three hours for self-care
- Writers put out a lot of energy – so how can you refill your cup?
- How to prevent burnout and be present for your work, life, and that of your kids
- The case for teaching your kids that mommy’s self-care is sacred
- A super practical technique to calm your nervous system and feel more adaptive
- Why cleaning up your diet today is even more important than it was for prior generations
- How to not offend your own knowledge about the food/habits that heal or hurt your body
- Why interrupting stress once a day, weekly, or quarterly is a good thing
- The importance of moving the body and breathing
- The key to a long, sustainable writing career is self-care
- What is spiritual, mental, and emotional hygiene?
- Ways to lower your standard for perfect self-care including meditating
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