Remember the saying, “Put your oxygen mask on first, before helping others.” Do you follow that? For many parents, the kids always take priority. This week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast, Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, shares a ton of insight helping parents navigate life without burning out.
Dr. Ziegler is a licensed clinical psychologist, author of Mommy Burnout and TedX speaker. She focuses on five pillars: mental health, parenthood, digital wellness, transition to puberty and chronic stress. She works with parents, teens and kids while focusing on mental health and parenting resources and shares on the podcast how to reclaim our lives as parents to raise healthier kids in the process.
8:05 – Most important messages to parents
12:10 – Advice for parents regarding mental health
13:01 – Social connection
20:04 – Mommy burnout
25:30 – Dealing with stress so that you can show up for your kids
29:49 – Selfcare is health care
37:38 – Monotasking as a way to overcome overstimulation
43:16 – The Grateful Game
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