Heather and Brittany talk to Sarah McLaughlin, a Marriage and Family Therapist, about protecting your mental health in motherhood during this time of turmoil and in the upcoming holiday season. Also discussed- how anxiety manifests in motherhood, how to handle holiday stressors, and the often discussed self care.
Trigger warning: there is a brief mention of dealing with disordered eating during the holiday season around the 27:05 time stamp.
Sarah McLaughlin is a San Francisco based Psychotherapist specializing in Anxiety. She co-founded HAVN Collective, a Holistic Psychotherapy Practice and Wellness Oasis providing services virtually or in San Francisco. Sarah lives by the beach with her husband and curious, adorable toddler.
what to listen for: mental health in motherhood
- Common ways anxiety manifest in motherhood
- How self care can mean “doing less” and not more
- Morning routines- garbage advice or good at the right time in motherhood?
- Setting boundaries with family during the holidays
- Should you make a new year’s resolution?
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