A Mother's Mind

A Mother's Mind

Hosted by: Michelle Weeks

Navigating Motherhood, Mindset, and Mental Load. A candid podcast that explores the day-to-day experiences of motherhood, examines how to become aware of and shift your mindset, and provides practical advice for...

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Ep 69 | The key to making change

In this episode, I discuss embracing change positively and effectively. Change can feel intimidating, but it can also be wonderful. It can be challenging, but it can also bring personal growth and many great...
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Ep 68 | How to deal with something you have no control over

This episode is inspired by a challenge I faced with my daughter, Ella, and her sudden strike from breastfeeding. Feeling overwhelmed by uncontrollable events is something that comes up in motherhood fairly regularly...
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Ep 67 | What has been living rent-free in your mind?

This episode is a reminder not to let your mind be occupied by worries and stresses that don't serve you.  This episode is inspired by the one and only, Taylor Swift. I talk about the mental clutter that has been...
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Ep 66 | How to start when it feels overwhelming

In this episode, I talk about the often overwhelming feeling of beginning something new, particularly when the stakes feel high or the task daunting. Whether it’s starting to exercise postpartum or tackling any big...
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Ep 65 | Resentment in motherhood

In this episode, I talk about resentment in motherhood. Whether it's directed towards partners, circumstances, or the unspoken expectations of motherhood itself, resentment can feel heavy. It is all how to navigate...
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BONUS EP | Mother's Day Pep Talk

Happy Mother’s Day! This pep talk focuses on giving you the space to feel safe to give yourself the recognition you deserve, leading to less need for external validation. I wanted to give you access to it today...
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Ep 64 | A check in on the basics

This episode is all about the basics - because sometimes we need a gentle nudge to remember what truly matters. I talk about how to check in on the basics that keep your functioning. In this episode, you’ll learn Why...
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Ep 63 | Why you aren’t able to share your mental load successfully

In this episode, I talk about what it looks like to share your mental load successfully, why it can be challenging, and what you can do about it. I step you through an example of this that happened in my life this...
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Ep 62 | How to save emotional energy

In this episode, I talk about how to save emotional energy. Since becoming a mother, this has really impacted how I show up in my every day life.The energy that we expend in our days as mothers comes in so many...
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Ep 61 | The mental load of holding expectations of others

In this episode, I talk about how our expectations of others impacts our mental load and relationships. If your experience of everyday life has moments of resentment, frustration or disconnection, nothing has gone...
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Ep 60 | Switching your brain on again

In this episode, I share insights into transitioning from maternity leave back to work mode. After the birth of my daughter, Ella, I faced the challenge of switching back on my professional mindset while balancing...
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Ep 59 | How to build the skillset of asking for help

In this episode, I chat about the importance of recognising that it’s perfectly ok to seek and accept help from others. I break down the barriers that often prevent you from asking for help, and then get into how to...
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