Happy as a Mother

Happy as a Mother

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How do I cope with the load of motherhood? How do I raise good humans when I’m just trying to survive? How can I take care of my own mental health? And the biggest question of all: how do I redefine myself after going through the metamorphosis of motherhood? On the Happy as a Mother Podcast, host and psychotherapist Erica Djossa teaches strategies to help you cope with the psychological and emotional load of motherhood, guides you on a journey of self love and acceptance, and answers your tough parenting questions. Erica shares the best kept secrets of the therapy world, bringing you knowledge and education that puts you in the driver’s seat of your emotional and psychological well being. Along with sharing her knowledge, she interviews other professionals (psychologists, pediatricians, psychiatrists, fertility specialists, lactation consultants, and more!) who provide their expertise to empower you on your motherhood journey.

Have you found that Covid is triggering stress and anxiety from a previous traumatic experience? Has it been reminiscent of the early motherhood stages? For many Coivd has resurfaced stressful experience of health-related traumas or other significantly impactful life events. Learn more about why this is happening and ways to cope with these feelings in this week’s episode with marriage and Family Therapist Sahar Martinez.

Recent Episodes

  • 039: When Covid is Triggering with Marriage and Family Therapist Sahar Martinez

    2 weeks ago
  • 038: Understanding Scary and Intrusive Thoughts With Dr. Cassidy Freitas

    1 month ago
  • Day 6 Bonus: A Beautiful Messy Journey

    3 months ago
  • Day 5: Dealing with Shame Thoughts

    3 months ago
  • Day 4: Dealing with Shame in the body

    3 months ago
  • Day 3: Calming the Shame Storm

    3 months ago
  • Day 2: Identifying Your Shame Triggers

    3 months ago
  • Day 1: The Difference Between Mom Guilt and Shame

    3 months ago
  • 031: Unpacking Mindfulness with Psychologist Terra LaRock

    3 months ago