#31 How 'Dropping The Ball' Is Good For Your Brain
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So, it turns out that 'dropping the ball' is a good thing in motherhood, especially for your brain and mind. Hooray!

In this episode of MAMA, UNLEASHED! I talk a lot about balls, and about dropping them. I also talk about perfectionism, mental space, and why doing less will benefit your brain and lead you to get the most out of motherhood.

You will learn that every mother needs to purposely drop the ball sometimes to thrive in motherhood and that matrescence is the catalyst for beautiful things.

LEARN MORE: - About matrescence at www.Drjen.com.au/ep4, www.Drjen.com.au/ep8 and www.Drjen.com.au/ep28.
- About mental space and how to create more to thrive at www.DrJen.com.au/ep26
- Head to www.DrJen.com.au/ep31 for the show notes and free download.

FOLLOW ME: on Instagram or Facebook for more information, knowledge and evidence-based tools to thrive in motherhood  @DrJenHackerPearson

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Time stamps from this episode:
[0.40] Do less in motherhood to gain more

[1.10] Perfectionism is anxiety in a different coat

[3.00] The 5 balls of life

[3.55] The 500 balls of motherhood: managing your mother load and your mental load

[5.45] Your strategy to do less and get the most out of motherhood

[7.35] How to reduce stress in motherhood because chronic stress changes your brain

[9.15] Creating more mental space, the key to feeling happier in motherhood

[9.20] How to train your brain like a muscle to get more out of motherhood

Thanks so much for listening and for your interest in becoming a happier mother.

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