Seven Ways To Manage Parent Exhaustion According To A Psychologist

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Take mini-breaks.

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“When you start feeling overwhelmed or emotionally spent, take some time for yourself. Do whatever you need to do to carve out five to 15 minutes and really use this time as concentrated chill. Do a meditation, listen to three of your favorite songs, grab your favorite beverage and stare into space. Life is overwhelming and we need to keep ourselves mentally healthy and strong.”

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