Reasons Not to Wait Until the New Year to Take Care of Yourself

Registered Dietitian, Christy Maloney, RD, LDN, CEDS-S owner of Enhanced Nutrition Associates in Charlotte, NC discusses how many people wait until the New Year to begin taking care of themselves. In this video, she shares why we are not waiting until January, but starting today. She also provides ways to take care of yourself right now and throughout the Holiday season.

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Creating a Space for Yourself as a Mom

Taking up space is a buzz statement these days. When Dr. Folden talks about it, she means it literally and figuratively. Moms are worthy of creating a special space that’s just for them. Dr. Folden discusses how and why to make this happen.

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4 Keys to a Great Night’s Sleep

Many of us suffer because we don’t get enough of good quality sleep every night. Before you resign yourself to another restless night and a less-than-productive day, try the tips offered by Dr. Susan Lovelle, MD. There’s also a downloadable PDF.

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Mommy Moments

As moms, you tend to put everyone ahead of yourself. With all that you need to do, don’t forget to take time for self care! Dr. Erkeda DeRouen provides some tips by using the word “self care” as an acrostic poem and downloadable image.

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a term used to describe a variety of disorders including pelvic pain and various types of incontinence or constipation. Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction can result from both traumatic deliveries and from those free of complications. Pelvic floor physical therapy is an excellent resource for any postpartum mother, with or without dysfunction, to regain muscle strength and resume exercise without risk of injury.

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The Power of Affirmations

As a therapist, Nicole’s job is to assist clients with interrupting negative patterns or thoughts that are not serving them well. The use of affirmations as a reframing tool can be powerful when trying to battle anxious thoughts or depressive symptoms. Nicole often encourages clients who are battling negative thought patterns to start purposefully inserting daily positive affirmations into their day.

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Giving Yourself Permission

It is often difficult for adults, especially parents, to give themselves permission to prioritize themselves. Invest in yourself and give yourself permission to do whatever you feel is best for yourself, your health, and your wellbeing.

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