How to stop mommy burnout? This question hits home for me. I feel every mom has felt burnout at least once in their motherhood journey. So many moms are even feeling burned out every single day! It’s hard to be a mom, those kids really get to us. ha!
Feeling burned out as a mom is terrible and the reason why moms feel burnout is because they are STRESSED and OVERWHELMED. To the point where they can’t function. I felt this way one point of my life and then I took action. There was one day that i was so burned out that I almost fainted. And that was the day that I’ve decided to listen to my body and myself and to take care of myself.
I want you to stop the mommy burnout right now mama. It is not serving you in a positive way. It is not serving your kids or partner in any way. You want to be better and happier mom? Then stop the burnout and stop trying to do everything!
5 simple tips to stop the mommy burnout immediately
1.Take a break
Ever heard the word “break?” I know this is a very unfamiliar word for so many moms. Because the truth is, we hardly ever take a break. You feel like you have to do it all and then you feel guilty about it. You feel that you need to be perfect because you’re afraid about what others might think of you. STOP and take a break! You need a break to relax and breathe and to be in a better mindset. Taking a break is good so do not ever feel bad about it.
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2.Stop doing everything
Do you think you have to do everything yourself? or in one day? Because you feel that if you don’t you’re a bad mom or partner? Do you know what you’re doing? Putting unwanted pressure on yourself to be perfect. What if you don’t need to do it all? Can you hire help? ask for help? Can you leave some chores for next week? the answer is YES YES and YES! That’s it!
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Another way to stop the mommy burnout is to practice gratitude. When you take 5 minutes out of your life to reflect and practice gratitude it will change your life. You are now focusing on the positive, giving thanks for the good things in your life or positive things that happened to you. You are saying “even though I’m burned out, I am so grateful”. How does that feel?
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Selfcare to the win! It’s going to help you eliminate the mommy burnout immediately. I’m serious and I want you to try it. Putting yourself first by having a good morning routine or nighttime routine, or going on a walk or going grocery shopping by yourself! It’s going to make you feel good, be a better parent, have more patience and be more present as a mother. When you put yourself first, then you will give the best version of you to your kids and partner.
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5.Listen to your body
Your body is very powerful and you have to take care of it and also listen to it. It gives you signals when it’s distress or hurt right? When you’re feeling burnout your body is going to tell you! How? You may notice you’re getting constant headaches, body aches, feeling fatigue, are in a bad mood and feel like sleeping all day long.You have top pay attention to your body. Because the minute that you do, you’ll start taking care of it and you’ll be able to eliminate and stop the mommy burnout.
I hope you found these tips helpful in eliminating the mommy burnout. You got this mama!
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