Are you a mom who is feeling overwhelmed and exhausted? Are you feeling like you are trying to juggle all the hats you have to wear, from the mom-hat to the manager-hat to the chef-hat? And no matter how hard you try, you just can't seem to get ahead?
It's time to stop and take a minute to check in with yourself. To be honest with yourself, it's important to take a moment and ask yourself, "How do I feel right now?"
Being self-aware is the key to understanding your emotions better. It's not always easy to put words to our feelings, but it can be helpful to create a list of words that describe your feelings. Then, rate the intensity of those emotions on a scale of 1 to 10.
Now, the next step is to understand where these feelings are coming from. It could be from past experiences or beliefs that you have about yourself and your abilities. Identifying these thoughts can help you to challenge them.
Are you a worrier? Do you tend to catastrophize and dwell on things that you can't control? If so, you're not alone.
Most of us worry from time to time. It's a normal part of life. But for some of us, worry can become a full-time occupation. We can't seem to turn it off. And it can take a toll on our physical and mental health.
So why do we worry? And what can we do about it?
Most of us worry about things that have already happened or that might happen in the future. We worry about things that we can't control. This kind of worry is different from thinking. Thinking is a normal part of life. It helps us solve problems and make decisions. But worry is different. It's characterized by catastrophizing, is repetitive, and is unproductive.
Why do we worry?
There are a few reasons. First, worry can be a way of avoiding something that we don't want to deal with. It's easier to worry about something that might happen than to deal with something that is happening. Second, worry can be a way...