Dr. Michelle R. Hannah shares her tips and strategies for solo moms on how to be a good example to their children by taking care of themselves. Having raised her daughter after divorce for 17 years, Dr. Hannah is intimately familiar with the challenges of mothering solo and avoiding taking care of ourselves.
04:50 - Dr. Hannah's thoughts on solo moms and self-care
15:45 - What is the Break-Even Syndrome?
16:05 - Emotional Wealth Deficit
20:16 - Dr. Hannah's best piece of advice for solo moms
Dr. Michelle R. Hannah, through her life's medical challenges and overwhelming love for humanity, the health, emotional well-being of people and commitment to living authentically- is among the most inﬂuential women today.
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You don't have to stay stuck in the [00:17:00] past. So what you blew it the day before. You forgive yourself for what you have done. Maybe you owe somebody an apology, you do that, you know, and release it. And that is the most important thing to start your day off with. And then of course, after that, you go into the by five and five and the last. Say is to create your self care regimen. You create it. Don't feel like you have to do it like someone else. You're unique. You're your own person. That's why we have different DNA. We are all unique and you can own your genius because trust and believe there's something about you. That is a major gift to the world. So you have to take care of it. So before you can take care of anybody else, you absolutely matter. Even if someone hasn't told you that in a long time, you absolutely matter. [00:17:51] J. Rosemarie: And thank you very much for that. And the apologized to someone could be yourself. [00:17:56] Dr. Michelle R. Hannah: Absolutely. It can definitely be yourself for sure. [00:18:00] And you know, sometimes how Elegy I feel means something when the behavior changes. So it's not about saying just I'm sorry. It's okay. Am I willing to change the behavior? Am I ready to change the behavior? If you're not, hold off on the, sorry, because we need to be truthful. We need to be very much so connected with. So maybe he just hold off for a moment to where you can really mean it and change the behavior. [00:18:27] J. Rosemarie: Absolutely. Thank you very much, Dr. Hannah for coming and talking to us today. I [00:18:32] Dr. Michelle R. Hannah: really thank you. I really appreciate this space as well, too. And you're doing an amazing work to just really highlight, you know, Single moms.They really, really do need it. My child is now 24. She graduated from college two years ago. She's a double major. So you have no idea when she walked across that stage, I cried, I cried for everything that I had made sacrifices [00:19:00] for the things that she doesn't even know, you know? And so now she has a bonus dab, but so I'm not sure. Solo mom anymore, but at the same time, 17 years being that, you know, I definitely remember those times for sure. Yeah. Anything else? No, that is it. Thank you so much for having me. I appreciate it. [00:19:23] J. Rosemarie: Sure. Thank you very much for talking to me, you know, even being a solo mom, myself, I'm always amazed at the resilience and determination of moms, raising children. Are you struggling and feel like a rat in a wheel. And do you feel like your dreams are moving further and further away from you? Maybe it's time to get serious about setting some concrete goals, real life. I know finding the time to focus on setting goals can paralyze you into inaction. That's why I created Goal Setting Strategies That Work for Solo Moms.[00:20:00] It's a six-part course to help you finally set concrete goals for the things you decide for yourself and your family. So use the link below to join the waitlist for Goal Setting Strategies That Work for Solo Moms today, because your dreams are too important to leave the chance.