I am so excited to help you get out of your head and start doing what you love! Rediscovering your passions after becoming a mom will help you become a better mom. This is because you are giving yourself the gift of finding yourself again after motherhood and going after your goals and dreams even as a mom. Is powerful!
Even if you have young children at home, you can pursue your passions as a mom. Going after your true passion in life will give you a sense of purpose, regain your identity back and start seeing yourself as the amazing person that you are. Everyday mom life can feel mundane and it’s definitely a full time job. So working on something that’s for you, give you something to look forward each day in your journey of motherhood.
I am here to help you rediscover your passions after becoming a mom and go after them! Because it will help you be a better and happier mom.
This inspired me from a consult call I had today with a potential client. She’s a mom of two, lives with her parents and recently her employer lowered her working hours. Let me just say that during our call she told me “Ros, you have already changed my life”I mean, I love love what I do.
This is why I love mentoring and coaching moms. To help them change their lives! Anyways, I’m so grateful for her.I asked her “what is your dream job?”She said “I love doing radio to help and encourage others, I also love baking and having a little coffee shop with my pastries” She just lit up saying those things!
She worked in radio for 16 years, so it’s still her passion having her own radio show. I asked her “what have stopped you from achieving it?”she told me that people are saying she’s been on the game for too long, to let the young do it. Her mother is her biggest supporter but also her biggest critic. So here’s the thing, I’m sharing this with you because maybe you also have a dream and big goal to achieve.Maybe people, society or your circumstances have not allowed you to take action into making it a reality.
Here’s your chance!
Right here right now
You are a mother, but you are so much more than that.
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How to rediscover your passions after becoming a mom
First you want to ask yourself these questions:
1.What do I love doing and won’t get tired or bored of doing everyday?
2.What can I do for the rest of my life even if I didn’t get paid for it?
3.What is my dream job/career/business and why?
4.What am I good at?
When motherhood gets in the way:
I totally understand when mothering gets in the way of your passions and goals. So here’s a few tips That will help you stress less and find solutions to making the time for your passions.
- Set a time during nap time or when your older kids are in school or after work where you work on your passions
- Do not put pressure on yourself, take it day by day
- Ask for help
- Make your passions as important as what’s on your to do list. So add it to your schedule!
- Wake up earlier or go to bed later to work on your goals
- Celebrate each accomplishment big or small. This will motivate you to keep going.
- Make a decision to treat your passions and goals as a non negotiable ion your life.
In my online course for moms there’s a module all on making SMART goals, achieving them and feeling like you have purpose ion life after becoming a mom. I teach you to shutdown your inner critic, how to motivate yourself and how to find time to practice more self love and self care as a mom. Enroll here and change your life today!
Now that you know what your passions are in life. Here’s the SMART goal formula in helping you achieve your goals and dreams as a mom:
Step 1: Be specific with your goal. What exactly do you want to achieve? lose 20 pounds in 5 months? Practice more selfcare weekly? Start a business in 6 months?
Step 2: Make your goal measurable. In how long do you plan to achieve this goal? How will you know when you have achieved your goal?
Step 3:Attainable. How will you achieve your goal? What new habits do you need to create? What new thoughts do you need to have? What action steps will you take?
Step 4:Make it realistic. Saying you will lose 100 pounds in 1 month is not realistic. You want a goal that will challenge you but also can be attainable.
Step 5: In how much time will you achieve this goal? Set a date for your goals. If you want to lose 20 pounds in 5 months, what will you be doing each month? How many pounds will you need to loose etc?
I am helping you out mama, don’t worry! Just download my free SMART GOALS worksheet and get started, the easy way!
The key to achieving your dream business and rediscover your passions after becoming a mom
Now, here’s the thing with rediscovering your passions and achieving your goals as a mom. Your mind will try to convince you otherwise. So every-time you hear your inner critic saying “It;’s no possible” you must challenge that thought and say “It’s possible”.
Even when you fail, you must keep going. Failing is great, get comfortable with it. Learn and keep going.
Never ever define your failures as who you are as a person.
Failures and mistakes does not and will never define you, they are just action that didn’t work out. Keep trying.
Now your passions can be just that, a hobby and something that you love to do. But your passions can also turn into your dream business!
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Things to stop doing and start doing if you want to achieve and go after your passions after becoming a mom:
1.Stop getting into your own head about things.
2.Stop thinking about all the ways you can’t make it happen and start thinking about all the ways you will make it happen. What is your “why”? How will achieving your dream business and passion will impact your life and family’s?
3.Take small action steps everyday that will help you further along to achieving your end goal
.4.Stop criticizing yourself and putting yourself down
5.Failure is good.Learn and Keep going.
6.Have fun and stay in belief that it will happen .
Now of course your brain is going to offer you a million thoughts about why it will never work, why it’s not working why you can’t do this because you’re a mom…
That’s where I come in as your mentor and life coach. To help you eliminate those road blocks, negative thoughts and excuses.
I will help you achieve your goals.
Now, if you are a ready to change your life, create a life that feels good and create your dream business. I will help you do that!
I hope you found this post helpful to help you rediscover your passions after becoming a mom. Your kids and family will thank you for it!