This obsession with self sabotage and perfectionism is exhausting. To be honest, I don’t even realize I am doing it half of the time.With so many successful women, social media, magazines and celebrities it’s hard to find the balance between reality and setting to high of standards for yourself. Everyone constantly looks like they have it all together and we play that card, so that no one knows we are struggling. But what good does that do for those that are really struggling?
Cara Brookins is the author of "Rise: How a House Built a Family", a memoir about escaping domestic violence with her four children and building a 3,500 square foot home from the ground up with their own hands. Rise is a 2017 Indy Next Pick and selected for Barnes & Noble’s What We’re Reading which includes front-of-store placement. She is also a keynote speaker, hosts a weekly podcast with Macmillan called Raise My Roof, and is a fiction writer with seven published novels.
Andrea Miller is CEO of Your Tango, the leading online magazine dedicated to love and relationships. Andrea talks about how in her own relationship it was easy to run when the stuff got tough... or annoying, but that she has since learned that the things that she once saw as annoyances could be accepted and appreciated.
In this episode I hang out with Julie Solomon, who is a NY Times best selling publicist/strategist, Founder of The Influencer Podcast and Juliesolomon.net where she helps bloggers & influencers to grow their brand, business and income. Business aside it's hard to mom when you're also working. We're talking about all the mom struggles and including our own mom shaming.