One of the most common struggles that I hear my clients and my mom friends have is the tired and stressful everyday routines and trying to get everything done at the same time.
It’s stressful to live your life with a routine that does not work for you!
If you keep feeling tired, frustrated with your routine at home, then something is not working.
If something is not working, you must try something else. You can’t just get up everyday and wish it gets better and not do anything about it. It will not get better and you’ll be stuck in this endless unhappy frustrated tiring routines.
You have to figure out what changes you can make in order to have a good calm and peaceful routine for you and your children that actually WORKS!
3 ways to stop the day to day tired and stressful mom routines
1.What does a calm routine looks like for you?
Okay, so let’s do a powerful journal prompt to start things off in getting you to stop the tired and stressful mom routines. So what does having a calm routine looks like for you? How do you feel? What do you do? What don’t you do? You see how these questions really challenges you to actually visualize your perfect calm mama routine. So when you put yourself in that calm place, you get excited to achieve it and make it happen.
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2.What can you eliminate?
What is really causing you to feel stressed and so damn tired every single day? What you remove the things that are not serving you? What can you add instead that’s going to help you create that calm and peaceful everyday mom routine? Often times we have so many things in our daily schedules that it makes us go crazy and feel bad if we don’t get it done. Keep things simple and start creating a straightforward doable routine that feels good for you.
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3.Have a nighttime routine for yourself
One way to eliminate the tired and stressful mom routines is to have your own nighttime routine. Having an hour for yourself after your kids go to bed is going to help you feel so much better the next day. What can you do to prepare yourself to take on the next day with a happier more positive mindset? You can journal or write on your gratitude journal. You can take a long warm shower. Read your book cozied up in bed. Do something for you to help you set the tone for the next day.
The key to a calm routine at home is to let go of the things that are causing you stress. What are your stress triggers? What does a calm routine looks like for you?
When you’re trying to get everything done, you will get NOTHING done. It’s that simple mama.
So, each day assign a big chore to do. For example, Mondays are laundry days, Tuesday is bathroom cleaning days, Wednesdays are for sweeping and mopping the house ect.
Keep it simple and do not feel pressured to do everything in one day.
P.S: In my 1:1 coaching program I help you create better calmer routines so that you can enjoy motherhood more. I help you manage your time and focus on what’s really important. I give you tools to start practicing selfcare everyday, reconnect with yourself, feel energized and show up everyday as the mom and woman that you want to be.
Erik Johansen - ShunRio says
Have you ever felt just like a child and want nothing more than to go home. Where is your home? No matter. Let it all out no matter how hard you might. As long as there are words and feelings, no one thinks that you will stay in that place forever. So let it all sink into you and just get over with the house stuff and go back and relax again at some other time next week. Yes, tomorrow you will have some new and shiny thing about the house now. And so they say is life.. we can not just be happy on just enjoying some of these times. To not to get in such a state where your mind tells you to run away from the life for good. I know some people cannot bear the boredom but some things still have to happen to this world especially when it comes to work. You just have to focus on yourself. And so we are here today sharing 3 very simple steps which you can use for yourself or with your family members who cannot do what they want. This is actually the most important step you have ever taken for yourself, when something bad happened on you. The third is a bit complicated but I believe when it comes to it that it’s worth it (or at least, it shows that someone…