S01E07 How to make ‘self care’ and ‘me time’ more than just buzz words

 

We're told constantly as parents that we NEED 'me time' and 'self care' - but the more I hear this, the less meaning these ideas have.

When we're told, “Remember to take time for self care!” amidst all the other high expectations of modern parenthood, it can feel like just another thing piled on the to-do list. And then when we do take indulgent time for ourselves, coming back to everyday reality can feel like a smack in the face. Is this version of 'me time' really working for us? In this episode, we're talking escapism, contrast, and how our perspective and focus during our 'me time' determines the effect that time has on us.