Certified life coach, Kamini Wood, gives self-care tips for single moms. We talk about extending compassion towards ourselves and how to have boundaries with our children and others when going into a new relationship. At the end, she shares 3 things we should do every evening before bed.
What we discussed for self-care tips for single moms
(1:56) How single moms can use self-compassion and self-forgiveness when it comes to overwhelm. Acknowledge we are doing the best we can, forgive ourselves just like we forgive our kids, recognizing our limitations.
(4:03) What happens we isolate ourselves – we end up judging ourselves and get into cycles of negative thought patterns.
(6:17) We talk about the danger of social media for single parents and how we end up in comparison mode and further judgement.
(7:28) What do we need to do to work on if we want to start a new relationship? Kamini suggests looking at past relationships and what patterns and choices you made so you can honor yourself in new relationships.
(11:38) How can single moms establish firm and loving boundaries with their kids when people pleasing and mom-guilt may in play? Kamini talks about paying attention to the stories we tell ourselves – are we making things harder on ourselves than necessary when it comes to boundaries.
3 things to do each night for self-care
(16:05) Start here: list 3-5 things you’re grateful for, 3-5 things you forgive yourself for, and 3-5 things you’re proud of yourself for or your victories. Do this every night until it becomes a habit, no specific number of days.
More about Kamini Wood
Kamini Wood is the founder and CEO of Live Joy Your Way and the AuthenticMe® RiseUp program. An international best-selling author Kamini is driven to support both teens and adults struggling with perfectionism to let go of stress, overwhelm and anxiety. Kamini is a certified life coach, board-certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, trained in conscious parenting and conscious uncoupling. Kamini aims to meet her clients where they are supporting and guiding them on their journey back towards inner confidence, energy and empowerment to be themselves both personally and professionally.
You can find Kamini here: www.itsauthenticme.com or on FB: www.fb.com/itsauthenticme.com or her free FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/faceeverythingandriseup/?ref=bookmarks