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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family 📚 Book Recommendation
🧗🏽♀️ Motherhood propels us into a cycle of breaking and re-making by continuously pushing us to our limits. “Becoming mother is one of the most significant transformations of self growth a woman will ever go through. Part of our experience as human beings is evolving and re-making ourselves, through all the phases of our lives.” Read Motherhood is Self-Growth
🥗 What does your inner child say about your parenting? “Ideally, our parents are two self actualized people who allow their children to be seen and heard as the unique individual they are. The reality is that we live in a culture that does not teach conscious awareness, so most of us are born to unconscious parents.” Read What is Reparenting and How to Begin
🎗 Beware the power of personal growth. “Self-improvement contains moments of regress, when you have to repeatedly find ways to reinvent your experiences and learn how to turn them to your advantage.” Read The 4 Ugly Lies Of Personal Growth
🗂 “You have a difference to make and a purpose to live. And if you’re doing that right now — perfect. Keep doing your thing. The key is to put yourself into situations that will trigger that exploration and development.” Read 14 Ways to Stimulate Personal Growth
👨👩👧👦 “It’s hard enough to meet basic personal needs when you have a family. Take that to the next level and growth and development seems almost impossible. A lot of parents put their kids first and barely leave enough time to take care of themselves. Sooner or later, however, your needs and desires will catch up with you. It might start with an inkling that you need a change.” Read Learn to Balance Personal Growth With Family Demands
🏡 “Are your belongings helping you or hurting you?… It’s important to your well-being to create a new story in your home, one that represents who you are now and where you want to go in the future. Decluttering your home is one bold step in the right direction.” Read The Link Between Decluttering and Personal Growth
📚 Becoming “Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.” Read Becoming by Michelle Obama.