Join us as we talk to Dr. Alessandra Wall, a licensed clinical psychologist, who specializes in helping new parents not only survive, but THRIVE! If you’re feeling overbooked, underwhelmed, and out of focus you’ll enjoy Dr. Wall’s suggestions on how to create a more balanced, fulfilling life for you and your family.
Many people want balance, health and a sense of control over their lives, but aren’t sure where to start or what they should be focusing their efforts and time on. Busy business owners and entrepreneurs who are struggling to juggle personal, familial and professional roles, and parents who are trying to define their needs while taking care of their families will gain a ton of insight and wisdom from this episode!
Alessandra Wall, Ph.D. is the Owner of Life in Focus Coaching. She is a wife, mother, Life coach, psychologist, CrossFit Coach and the Board Chair of Empower Charter School. Dr. Wall believes that life should be about thriving, not just getting by. She practices out of San Diego, Calif., and coaches working professionals and parents to find what is right for them and build the life they want to live. For more, visit http://www.lifeinfocussd.com.
Stephanie’s Updates [1:06]
Aglaée’s Updates [6:05]
Dr. Alessandra’s Biography [7:42]
What it means to THRIVE as a new parent versus survive. [9:05]
Why is parenting so tricky? [11:54]
Dr. Wall’s thoughts on attachment parenting. [16:26]
Ways to make the transition to parenthood more smooth. [19:19]
Ways to build a community if you don’t have family around. [23:13]
Why have we become so out of touch with our needs. [29:15]
How to figure out what you need. The practice of doing “nothing.” [35:20]
What do you do if you don’t know what your needs are? [39:30]
What can we do to not feel guilty about taking time for ourself. [45:32]
How does Dr. Alessandra Wall create balance in her life. [50:42]
Actionable steps moms can take to create balance and live their ideal life. [54:40]
Join us as we discuss our favorite superfoods for all of you supermoms! These foods are nutritional rockstars for nearly everyone, but especially for those wanting to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are nourishing their body with real food to help heal postpartum. We're sure you can probably guess one or two of these superfoods, but we've added some that you will definitely not find in the standard pregnancy nutrition books! Hopefully at least some of these foods will soon become new, delicious additions to your current diet!
Listen in to hear our 7 superfood suggestions, recipe ideas, and ways we personally enjoy them in our diet! Then, let us know how you enjoy them through the comments section on our website!
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