Embracing Self-Care in Millennial Parenthood

Embracing Self-Care in Millennial Parenthood

While we’ve discussed mental health before, today’s focus is on the often-overlooked aspect of self-care and finding balance, especially for the hardworking millennials in our midst.

As someone who has witnessed the generational shifts, I’ve observed the unique challenges the millennial generation faces.

One standout characteristic is the admirable dedication to parenting, spending more time with their children than any generation before.

However, this commendable commitment comes with a price – increased stress, anxiety, and, at times, a loss of personal identity.

While the intention behind these efforts is pure and rooted in love for one’s children, it’s essential to recognize the toll it takes on mental health.

The plea here is simple yet profound – make time for yourself.

It’s not about diminishing the time spent with your children but about striking a balance that nurtures your mental health.

Remember, taking care of yourself is not a selfish act but a necessity for overall well-being.

Tune in to discover insights on managing stress, finding balance, and prioritizing self-care in this enlightening Five Minute Friday episode.


Key Takeaways

– Intro (00:00)

– Mental health and stress (01:17)

– Parenting and stress in the modern era (02:08)

– Why self-care is so important (03:17)

– Prioritizing personal happiness and well-being. (05:59)

– Work-life balance and self-care for orthodontists (07:59)


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