Brave New Mom
Mindfully Navigating Postpartum Motherhood
Meet The Author
Jessie Everts, Ph. D. LMFT
Jessie Everts, PhD LMFT (she/her) is a therapist, mom, yoga/mindfulness teacher, writer and consultant. She uses mindfulness practices along with cognitive and acceptance therapies to work with women and LGBTQ+ individuals who might be struggling with anxiety, parenting, postpartum mental health, work-life balance, trauma, and life transitions. Dr. Everts is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is passionate about bringing mental health knowledge and skills to people outside of the therapy office, and helping moms feel great about the amazing hard work they do. She lives in Minnesota with her spouse and two strong-willed children.
Brave New Mom is a Foreward Indies Finalist!
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Responding to big emotions
In a group of new parents recently, one mom identified she is able to be mindful a lot of the time . . . except when her kids are having big emotions. When our babies or kids are screaming, crying, or upset for no real reason, it can be really hard to stay present....
New Parent meditations
Have you checked out Insight Timer? It’s a great website/app with literally hundreds of thousands of free guided meditations, classes, and groups – something for everyone who is interested in mindfulness and relaxation. Well, this week Brave New Mom author Jessie...
Brave New Mom
Being a mom is amazing! It’s also really hard.
New moms take on a task that is lifelong, challenging, battered by judgments and ideals, often unacknowledged, untaught, and expected to be selfless. There has to be a better way. Brave New Mom is a mindfulness-based approach for supporting new moms that gives permission to see, feel, and celebrate your bravery and your amazing abilities, to take time to care for yourself, and to gather the support you need to feel the best you can about this awe-inspiring journey.
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