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Your Mother’s Day ‘Momtra’

Being a mom is rewarding, but can also be, well, stressful! Long sleepless nights, worrying about everything, Sometimes mom (or any parent) needs a moment for herself… a mindful moment. 

A recent study has shown that nursing moms saw a significant boost in their mental well-being after eight-weeks of practicing mindfulness. Mothers reported on improvements in maternal self-efficacy, life satisfaction, less psychological distress, a boost in happiness and more. 

So when you’re thinking of what to give your mom this mother’s day, forget the flowers. Give your mom a Momtra! 

mom·tra
noun
1. a word or sound repeated to remind your mom that she’s amazing.
2. a statement or slogan repeated frequently about how amazing mom is. 
 
Here are some examples:
 
“I will learn the daily lessons my child teaches me.” 
 
“I can do anything, but I can’t do everything.”
 
“The next time is another opportunity.” 
 
“There isn’t one right way to be a great mother.” 
 
What Momtra would you give to the mother in your life? 
 
While you’re at it, check out our live class schedule for classes that would be perfect for mom, like Stress Relief, Inner Peace, Managing Relationships, Recharge and Yogic Sleep: https://www.meditation.live/classes 
 
 

SOURCES: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23512648 

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