Simple on Purpose | Intentional Living and Parenting

Simple on Purpose | Intentional Living and Parenting

64. Restlessness in motherhood (July, on Purpose)

June 20, 2020

Restlessness, we all have felt it in our lives and especially motherhood. Because it is this weird mix of waiting, mundane chores, and mental chatter around relaxing.

I asked the Facebook community what we should work on as a challenge for the month of July and there were great ideas around this general uplifting in our lives. As I talked with my besties, Sophie and Rae, about it they told me they were feeling restless lately.

Restless! Exactly! That is what I was feeling too and when I looked back on all the suggestions I thought we could all use a general uplifting whether from restlessness or just the desire to get more intentional with how we are showing up in our homes, for ourselves and for our families this summer. 

Restless: “the inability to rest or relax as a result of anxiety or boredom.”

Doesn't that feel too accurate of a description of motherhood? 

There are three components I want to touch on when it comes to restlessness:

* Permission to rest
* Why we have anxiety in our day, what to do about it
* What to do about the boredom

Sign up for the July, On Purpose challenge right here 
Links Mentioned:
Summer on purpose (episode // blog post)

The Pause Podcast (website)

The Simple on Purpose Community (facebook group)

I stopped calling myself a lazy mom (blog post) 

Brain dumps (episode // blog post)

The Life on Purpose Academy (monthly life coaching for moms)

Live your values (free worksheets)

The Life on Purpose Workbook (in print or digital)

How to make a daily routine that works for you and your family (episode)

What is the Enneagram (post with audio and video)