Back to School Overwhelm

It is back to school time, no more worrying about summer child care or entertainment, but for many moms a time of overwhelm and stress, as they try to do all the things. On top of that normal work schedule you now need to get the kids out the door on time, pack lunches, send snacks, get sports equipment, be at games, help with homework, the list goes on and on. How can you stop the overwhelm and instead enjoy the stage of life you are in. Here are three tips to get ahead:

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Check in with Your Body

Before climbing out of bed and rushing off to the morning to dos take a minute to see how your body feels. Are you waking up already tired? Dehydrated? Do you need better quality food? Do you have aches and pains or imbalanced hormones that desperately need attention? Take a moment to notice these things and then pick one action step to do today that will help you care for yourself in a problem area.

Say “No”

Limit your commitments! Only say yes to things that allow you to live the life you desire! This of course requires knowing what that life looks like and what your core values are. If you need help with this reach out to us, we would be more than happy to help point you in the direction of resources to help you figure this out.

Regular Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care not only helps with this everyday aches and pains, but more importantly it helps balance your nervous system, allowing your body to function optimally. This means you will be better able to handle those everyday stressors to begin with. Call today to set up your appointment!

How do you handle the school year overwhelm? Share your tips with us in the comments.