159 – What happens when you remove the fear

Hey mama. This is Mama’s Daily Dose, the short actionable podcast for mamas who want more. I’m Meghan Q Barrett of allyoumama.com. The other night in the free class, we talked about how to use your Mom Brain to actually achieve your goals in 2022. And if you missed out on it, you can still get the replay at allyoumama.com/services/, go do that soon, it disappears Monday. Your Mom Brain is so powerful. But we got to know how to use it. Because if we don’t utilize it, and we aren’t conscious on how we’re using it, the main thing that is going to be going through our minds is fear that fear and anxiety. And Mama’s Daily Dose is… a quote from Oprah, “When you remove the fear, the answer you’ve been looking for comes into focus.” Let’s get moving, before we get interrupted.

If you were at the free class, or you’ve watched the replay, you know that there’s this little thing in our brains, called the amygdala… kind of looks like an almond. And we talked about how the main thing that it prioritizes is fear. And it’s actually more lit up and more activated in moms than it is in non mothers, I’m not going to go deep into detail, you can check it out on the free class. But just know that as a mom, your baseline anxiety and fear is already higher than it was before you became a mom. So a lot of our focus goes to those fears, you know, staying alive, keeping everyone safe. And when we’re focused on the fear, it becomes very difficult to find the answers that we’re looking for the solutions to our problems, because there’s so much going on in our brain, we’re not able to actually listen to what our body and ourselves need to tell us. And honestly, you have all the answers already. Just need to look inside, get quiet, quiet, that fear a little bit to find the solutions to those answers. I guarantee you, whatever your goal is, whatever you are trying to achieve, you already have that answer inside of you just need to quiet down that fear of it.

Mama, your goal today is to quiet down that fear. And one way to do that is just to take a little bit of quiet. Some people call it meditation, silence whatever you want. I want you to just sit there and focus on your breath for 10 breaths. That’s it 10 And if you want a few other cues and ways to quiet down that fear and really get that amygdala working for you and not against you, check out the free class, how to use your Mom Brain to actually achieve your goals in 2022 at allyoumama.com/services/ tomorrow we are taking a little break from the goals and actions talk and all of that stuff. And we’re just throwing in a little mom humor. So I’ll see you tomorrow have a great day free of mama guilt because you deserve it.

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Meghan Q Barrett is Mom Success Coach who helps mamas figure their sh*t out so they can create a life they love as “mom” AND an individual without the mom guilt.

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