Mothers, they’re human, they’re flawed, and they have their own stories. But their stories don’t have to dictate how we live our lives.
Mother’s Day is peeking over the horizon which means we’ll soon be flooded with commercials, social media posts and Hallmark card images of the perfect mother-daughter relationships, but the reality is that’s not everyone’s story and those images and posts do nothing to help manage the feelings and emotions that arise for those who (for a various reasons) can’t celebrate their moms.
Tune in to today’s episode as publicist & author, Adrienne Allen shares her thoughts surrounding difficult parent/child relationships and gives us a peek inside her journey to lovingly letting her mom go.
This message was originally posted on Adrienne’s YouTube channel and can be viewed HERE.
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Nurturing yourself does not have to be difficult, but it does need to be consistent, so why not make it fun. Nurture Yourself Bingo is divided into five categories – one category per card. Each category has twenty-four activities to support you in a daily practice of nurturing yourself. All you need to do to get started is print the cards, laminate them, and start nurturing yourself.
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