Leigh is a therapist specializing in Women's health. In this episode, we talk a lot about self care as well as anxiety which plagues so many people young and adult alike.
She says, "Depletion is probably the largest pre cursor to depression and anxiety. Self Care is SO important!" When you're stressed, your body shuts down.
Leigh introduced to me The Resiliency System:
She shares about a program she is developing called Worrier to Warrior.
Leigh's Instagram: @TakeCareOfMom www.TakeCareOfMom.com
Books she mentioned:
Brainstorm by Dan Seagull
Antidote to Fear---TRUTH. We all have to search for those truths and those truths lead us to believe we can be resilience.
The 2 terrible thoughts:
I do have what I need to thrive and get through hard things.
Teach our kids: Be able to count on themselves to get through the hard things in life. Thats how we grow.
What lifts shame is how when we talk about things, we can hear the irrational beliefs in them.
To listen to Leigh share with our teen friends about this topic, head to episode #7 of the Fist Bump Podcast just for teens.