Welcome to the Rooted Mind Podcast!
Your hosts: Jess and Shelby
Episode #84: Overcoming Overwhelm
[0:40] Introduction and life updates
[5:18] Shelby: Shifting slowly out of complete quarantine into a more normal routine has been overwhelming
[5:52] Overwhelm and feeling defeated is common among moms
[6:10] Shelby shares tips to not becoming overwhelmed
[6:15] Avoid making a huge to-do list; prioritize three tasks to complete first
[6:55] Take a break for real rest
[7:15] The importance of rest, recharging, and doing things you enjoy
[9:33] Shelby: I like to go, go, go, and it can be hard for me to rest. I have to remind myself that my worth is not tied to what I get done in a day
[11:26] It’s okay to struggle and be frustrated, just don’t let it put you in a place of anger and defeat
[12:19] Give yourself space to feel your emotions
[13:30] Make your to-do list with some quick wins (making your bed, for example) to build momentum
[14:04] Organize list into three categories, [“Need to get done”, “Would be nice to get done”, “not a priority”]
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[15:52] Self-awareness and understanding your tendencies can help you figure out the best ways for you to set yourself up for success
[16:40] Create systems that help you complete the essential tasks
[17:15] Don’t overextend yourself
[18:26] Check in with yourself. Are you sleeping and eating well? Are you getting some movement in?
[19:05] Honor your body and what it’s telling you
[20:25] As long as you’re taking steps in the direction you want to go, you’ll get there
[21:13] Change starts from within
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