I had a great time interviewing Crystal Kelliher with www.DoYouMama.com on my Empowered Family Caregiver podcast. We talked about her journey as a mom and entrepreneur. Time management tips, working through emotions, self-care and three steps to simplify your schedule and life await in this episode.
During the “Take 5 With Tandy Round”, hear Crystal’s advice to reduce caregiver stress, how she found her best during what seemed like her worst, what she is grateful for and her advice for keeping hope alive. Click the link below to hear our entire chat. See below for interview highlights if there is a particular part you are interested in hearing.
Listen to the episode 32 of the Empowered Family Caregiver podcast with guest, Crystal Kelliher, right here.
Empowered Family Caregiver Interview Highlights
Tune in @ 2:11 to hear Crystal chat about self-identity.
Tune in @ 2:29 to hear Crystal discuss her blended family experience.
Tune in @ 4:28 for making time in your schedule tips.
Tune in @ 5:28 and 7:00 where we talk about the emotions that accompany overwhelm and how you feel as you lose yourself. Can you relate to this?
Tune in @ 8:00 for three tips to simplify life.
Tune in @ 9:45 for wisdom nuggets around self-care that don’t involve a lot of time.
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Tune in @ 11:00 for Crystal’s perspective on how to shift thoughts about a lack of time for yourself. This advice is also great for new former family caregivers as they reintegrate into ‘life’.
Tune in @ 13:13 for how to stop the mommy freakouts.As Moms, we are so full of love. We love our kids with every fiber of our being, our family, our pets and our partners. But, we often don’t love ourselves with that same ferocity. When we start to love ourselves everything changes. Click To Tweet
Tune in @ 14:42 for a conversation about Crystal’s blog and practical advice for caregivers.
Tune in @ 17:45 for Crystal’s quick tip on how to remember to eat… because caregivers can sometimes forget to eat. Am I right?!?
“Take 5 With Tandy Round”
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Tune in @ 19:20 where Crystal shares her best piece of advice to reduce caregiver stress.
Tune in @ 19:56 where Crystal shares her best piece of advice for new caregivers.
Tune in @ 20:41 for Crystal’s thoughts about how she found her best during what seemed like her worst.
Tune in @ 21:30 to get inspiration as Crystal shares what she’s grateful for right now.
Tune in @ 22:00 when Crystal shares what she would tell someone to keep hope alive.
Tune in at 24:25 to learn about Crystal’s special FREE gift for everyone. You can find that by clicking HERE and scrolling to the bottom.
Crystal Kelliher’s Bio:
My name is Crystal Kelliher and I created CrystalBetsy to connect with Moms who feel their sense of self is slowly disappearing.
I want you to know you are not alone, and there IS a way out. All you need to do is give yourself a little TLC.
When we become Moms so many of us stop caring about ourselves. We never talk about it, but we feel an emptiness that we can’t seem to put our finger on.
There are days we feel exhausted by family life, motherhood and we sometimes feel the loss of our identity.
We wonder why we are unhappy when we have beautiful healthy children, a loving relationship and our own health to be grateful for. It is NOT just you. I have also been in that place, filled with guilt.
After feeling fed up, I did my research and made some practical changes to my life, and mindset. I found what works & what doesn’t.
Connect with Crystal here: www.DoYouMama.com
Want more articles like this?
Crystal wrote a great article about how to say NO to kids. Check that out here: https://crystalbetsy.com/saying-no-to-your-kids-why-its-okay-simple-how-tos/
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