10 Books On Self Care For Busy Moms

Reviving Your Self Care Through Reading

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Do you ever get time for yourself? When you are a busy mum, you seem to always be on the go. This means you probably don’t get the required time you need for yourself. Throughout your life, you often forget to consistently give yourself self-care. Well, in this article there are various books that will help you creatively find the time for self-care.

#1 Self-Care for Moms: 150+ Real Ways to Care for Yourself While Caring for Everyone Else

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With 150 quick and easy self-care activities that’ll fit into even the most chaotic schedule, Self-Care for Moms shows readers how to incorporate self-care into their busy routines in practical, yet meaningful, ways.

In this book, you’ll find 150 realistic self-care activities that you can try right away. To help busy moms like you maximize any moment you can find for yourself, each activity is designed to fit easily within a set short time frame. For example:

  • 5 minutes: Call a friend; Listen to a favorite song; Light a candle
  • 15 minutes: Soak your feet; Read a chapter in a book; Enjoy a leisurely cup of tea
  • 30 minutes: Give yourself a facial; Plan for a vacation; Go for a walk
  • 1 hour: Meet a friend for lunch; Go for a manicure; Attend a workout class

You’ll also find ideas for activities that span larger amounts of time for inspiration and motivation to take some much-needed and well-earned extra time for yourself. There’s even a few aspirational activities, such as trips or projects, that last a day-or more-with a realistic plan for how to organize and coordinate your schedule to accommodate the occasional-but very important-extended time to focus on yourself.

Start taking time for you-it’s easier than you think and besides, you deserve it!

#2 The Quiet Zone – Mindful Stress Management for Everyday People

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Busy moms are probably the most stressed out demographic. This is a quick, easy-to-read workbook complete with exercises and tips for managing the stress of everyday life. It not only describes what to do, but how to do it.

#3 The Busy, Working Mother’s Guide to Self-Care Drop the Mommy Guilt Fast

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In this gem of a book, busy mom Nicolle Lowrey kills mommy guilt with helpful, easy to follow advice for overwhelmed mothers. Like all the titles in the series, it is well written and organized and presented with Lowrey’s signature sense of humor. This inspiring book is a quick must-read for women who do too much and feel guilty for taking care of themselves. It will help you balance your life and enjoy parenting more!

#4 The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Must-Have Guide to Health and Well-Being

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Becky says:

The Self-Care Solution is the best book on self care for moms. I have read it at least 5 times since buying it last year. I’m a busy working mother and this book has changed my life for the better.

Before, I was not caring for myself and took care of my family as my number one priority. The Self Care Solution helped me realize that taking care of myself should be number one because how can I care for others if I am in bad shape?

#5 Taming Chronic Pain: A Management Guide for a More Enjoyable Life

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Chronic pain disproportionally affects women, and the percentage of women who try to carry on with everyday life without addressing their own health issues is staggering. This is especially true for busy moms who put their children’s care above their own. Women also disproportionally suffer from disbelief and mis-diagnosis in regards to their chronic pain – including for post-pardum issues. Educating women about chronic pain and their options for living a more pain-free life is vital in addressing the gender gap, and ensuring moms stay healthy and happy for as long as possible.

#6 Surviving the High School Years with Your Sanity Intact

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Take it from a mom of a former out-of-control teen, how moms deal with being busy can help their kids sail through the teen years — or make them hellish. Lisa Nichols openly shares her missteps as a mom and how she turned around her conflict-ridden relationship with her son. She provides a simple, effective way for moms to deal with stress, overwhelm and competing priorities.

#7 365 Days of Happiness: Because happiness is a piece of cake!

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Do you have fun with your own life?

How often do you really pay attention and choose things to improve your day?

In 365 Days of Happiness, author, energy healer, and mindfulness teacher Jacqueline Pirtle has created daily inspirations that help you mindfully work towards living a more vivid experience of daily happiness. Showing that you can put in work to change your life while having fun, the practices are full of whimsy and delight. Each day teaches you to find happiness, use those sour lemons, and shift yourself into a “high for life” frequency where you can reach happiness anywhere at any time.

#8 Hormone Balance: A Woman’s Guide to Restoring Health and Vitality

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Hormone Balance is an informative, easy to read book that gives you the tools you need to overcome the hormonal roller coaster that often leads to mood swings, weight gain, and more.

Learn about the toxins that make your hormones cry for help; gnash your teeth over the propaganda surrounding synthetic hormones; and find out about bio-identical hormones and if you really need them.

  • Perimenopause – causes and patterns, including the estrogen dominance theory, the importance of the thyroid and adrenals, and the effects of the environment
  • Menopause – the pros and cons of HRT and natural, bioidentical HRT hormones
  • Bone density loss – why boomers are losing bone and how to protect against it, exposing the “calcium as the only solution to osteoporosis” myth
  • Monthly challenges – bloating, cramping, extreme mood shifts, and more
  • Hormonal diet – smart tips for weight balance and foods and supplements to support the liver, intestines, and adrenals.

#9 Embrace Your Greatness: Fifty Ways to Build Unshakable Self-Esteem

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Embrace Your Greatness: 50 Ways to Build Unshakeable Self-Esteem offers practical tips to improve self-esteem. I show my readers why what we have long believed to be the keys to self-esteem don’t really work, and help readers replace those old notions by introducing new ones that do! Consider this a new twist on old problems!

#10 The Anxiety and Stress Solution Deck

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The Stress and Anxiety Solution Deck: 55 CBT and Mindfulness Tips and Tools offers fun, easy yet meaningful solutions to make stress and anxiety motivate rather than debilitate. In essence, I offer 55 quick ways to de-stress for success!

#11 Quit Stressing About Food!

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I’ve just published a book that is designed to help busy mums save time, money and stress when it comes to healthy eating. A lot of the book is focused on the importance of self-care for mums, and how simple self-care can be. It also introduces the idea of eating good food as one of the best forms of self-care.

Written by Eve O'Rourke

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