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  • Genre:FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SubGenre:Parenting / Motherhood
  • Language:English
  • Pages:43
  • eBook ISBN:9780989516921

The Art Of Making Time For Yourself

A Collection Of Advice For Moms

by Christina Katz

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Overview
Isn’t it selfish to make time for you? Nope. Actually, it’s selfish to abandon yourself for the sake of others. And habitual self-abandonment can make formerly content, competent moms feel resentful, discouraged, and chronically unhappy. So don’t deprive others of getting to know and love your calmest, happiest, most integrated self. Making time for you is crucial for every mom trying to navigate the complex and constantly evolving role of mother. And because no two moms are exactly alike, The Art Of Making Time For Yourself presents multiple approaches to finding more time for you. If you are struggling to juggle all of your responsibilities and identities as a mom, this collection of helpful inspiration will help you factor yourself back into the happy family equation. Moms who read this book will gain: • 145 tips for creating more you-time • 16 must-have books to inspire self-care • 50 recommended movies featuring a momcentric point of view • 60 self-reflection questions • Lists for stocking your home spa and portable hobby bag • A variety of approaches for making the most of your time, no matter how much time you have Reclaim your personal power and create more day-to-day happiness and satisfaction without neglecting your responsibilities as a parent. This book fulfills a longtime dream of mine to create a definitive guide about making time for yourself after fourteen years of writing on the topic. This book makes a great gift for a mom-to-be or a new mom, for a mom who is choosing to stay home with her kids, or for a mom who is trying to juggle work and home life, for a WAHM, and even for a veteran mom with kids in school or leaving the nest. Thanks for telling all your mom friends about The Art Of Making Time For Yourself. Let’s start a movement of cheerful, relaxed moms who can express ourselves our individuality clearly and joyfully!
Description
Isn’t it selfish to make time for you? Nope. Actually, it’s selfish to abandon yourself for the sake of others. And habitual self-abandonment can make formerly content, competent moms feel resentful, discouraged, and chronically unhappy. So don’t deprive others of getting to know and love your calmest, happiest, most integrated self. Making time for you is crucial for every mom trying to navigate the complex and constantly evolving role of mother. And because no two moms are exactly alike, The Art Of Making Time For Yourself presents multiple approaches to finding more time for you. If you are struggling to juggle all of your responsibilities and identities as a mom, this collection of helpful inspiration will help you factor yourself back into the happy family equation. Moms who read this book will gain: • 145 tips for creating more you-time • 16 must-have books to inspire self-care • 50 recommended movies featuring a momcentric point of view • 60 self-reflection questions • Lists for stocking your home spa and portable hobby bag • A variety of approaches for making the most of your time, no matter how much time you have Reclaim your personal power and create more day-to-day happiness and satisfaction without neglecting your responsibilities as a parent. This book fulfills a longtime dream of mine to create a definitive guide about making time for yourself after fourteen years of writing on the topic. This book makes a great gift for a mom-to-be or a new mom, for a mom who is choosing to stay home with her kids, or for a mom who is trying to juggle work and home life, for a WAHM, and even for a veteran mom with kids in school or leaving the nest. Thanks for telling all your mom friends about The Art Of Making Time For Yourself. Let’s start a movement of cheerful, relaxed moms who can express ourselves our individuality clearly and joyfully!
About the author
When she is not working on her writing, shuttling her daughter to school, play rehearsal, and dance classes, or enjoying time with her spouse, Christina enjoys antiquing, collaging, reading, playing on Pinterest, gardening, and visiting the mineral spring spa. No matter how busy she is, she always takes time for a quick break to do something she enjoys doing, whether for five minutes or an entire weekend. Christina has been encouraging mom writers to make time for their writing since she started teaching in 2001. Her students often remark how much better they feel about themselves and their lives after they have consistently taken time to express themselves. Christina works with professionally oriented writers, as well those who write for personal gratification. She believes writing for pleasure and for publication can and should be the same thing. She values self-expression, creativity, and joy, above all in life, and seeks these qualities in everything she does. Christina has been writing books for women and working with women writers for over a decade. She teaches writers to prosper by building solid, salable, life-long career skills that work even in a rapidly evolving publishing marketplace. She works with writers via classes, training groups, and writing challenges, using the most effective and reliable technologies available. Christina’s writing career tips and parenting advice appear regularly in national, regional, and online publications. Topics she writes about include: self-care for women, motherhood, creative couples, raising creative kids, educational success, value-based living, and enjoying pets. She is the author of books and workbooks that help writers take their skills to the next level in order to grow thriving writing careers. Christina holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in English from Dartmouth College. Christina lives near Wilsonville, Oregon with her husband, Jason, her daughter, Samantha, and far too many pets. Swing by online and learn more about Christina’s books, coaching, and classes at http://christinakatz.com.
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