Mia Redrick, Mom Strategist is a mom of three, author, Sharecare Expert, and speaker empowering one million mothers to practice better self-care using her national Time for mom-me self-care program. Redrick is the author of Time for mom-Me:5 Essential Strategies for A Mother’s Self-Care. She has been featured in Woman’s World Magazine, CNN.com, NPR and Family Digest Magazine. She is a frequent expert contributor of Sky Radio’s “Conversation for the Expert Segment, ABC Channel 2 News, Examiner.com and Twittermoms.com and former radio host. She is also the recipient of The Soroptimist International, Women Helping Women Award 2009 and has been recognized for outstanding contribution to women from a host of organizations including The Maryland General Assembly, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, United States of America, Member of Congress - The Honorable John P. Sarbanes. For tips from The Mom Strategist visit www.findingdefinitions.com.
What kinds of activities can help me be happier?
There's a great book by Jack Canfield called The Success Principles. Canfield recommends that you divide your life into thirds--twenties, thirties, and beyond. Think back to previous eras in your life and remember the things you did that made you happy. It could be playing soccer or performing in... Full Post
How can I coach myself in bringing about a behavior change?
A plan to change a behavior needs to involve action. You can write down what it is you plan to change, but the plan needs to include an action. The action plan also needs to specifically designate when you plan to take this action. The more specific you are, the better your chance of success.
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What are the benefits of walking with my children?Walking with your children is perfectly in line with my overall philosphy of blending in your personal life. Walking with your kids is quality time. It's something they can do when they are as young as 2 and they enjoy the time with you and vice versa. Furthermore, this is a perfect opportunity to... Full Post
How should I care for myself emotionally after a trauma?
First and foremost, allow others to help you. It is a humbling process to completely let go and and let other’s serve you as you get well. The ability to let other’s give the gift of love will put you in a position to focus on what’s most important—you’re healing.
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How can my stress affect my child's stress level?
First of all, there's a lot of truth to the old saying: "When mom's not happy, no one is happy." We are the models by which our kids learn how to conduct their lives. We set the example for the most basic things, including saying hello to someone or how we talk on the phone. We also show them how... Full Post