March 19, 2009

Self-Care as a Mom: How to Listen for, Hear, and Pay Attention to the Whispers

Just like your car has signals to communicate its needs (gas gauge, oil light, etc.), our bodies have signals, too. Stop and think about a time when you were feeling stressed, frazzled, run-down, or even experiencing a cold or other symptoms. Chances are there were some moments, over the previous few weeks leading up to this state, when your body asked you to slow down, to rest, to take a break… these are the whispers I'm talking about.