If you’re a mom with kids at home and your #1 desire is to decrease the chaos and create calm amidst the Covid crisis, then pay careful attention to this secret.
The Secret To Create Calm Amidst Covid: Creates Space.
you need to adjust your expectations.
Your expectations are too high for yourself during this time.
Creating mental and emotional space for yourself will help you create the inner calm you need. This will in turn help you approach your children’s needs more effectively.
Let’s face it, when you’re stressed out and overwhelmed, no matter how much you “hide it” your kids pick up on it. It’ll be okay though. It’s just important to realize that everyone deals with stress differently.
you don’t have to do everything
You really need to understand and grasp this. Why? Because this truth will help you not feel overwhelmed and stressed out. Additionally, it will give you — and your kids — the space you need to get your own work done and for your children to get their schoolwork done.
- consider what your core expectation is for yourself and your kids
- think of an alternative, different, or smaller possible scenario for that expectation
And here’s one more thing: you can grab my FREE PDF Tip Sheet on how to decrease the chaos and create calm amidst the Covid crisis while you’re at home with your children! Get it here: http://bit.ly/4Tips2CreateCalm
©Dr. Michelle Deering