The Growing Movement in Maine for Self-Care After Motherhood

[Originally published in Essential Living Maine May/June 2019]

Maine has always been a choice location for young parents to raise families, and for the past decade or so, local organizations have existed to offer support in the form of new-parent education or playdates for stay-at-home-moms. And while that support is a necessary piece, a gap has existed when it comes to creating opportunities for mothers to tend to their mental and physical well-being, engage in social experiences without children, express themselves creatively, or even simply pursue interests and activities that make them feel whole, inspired, and autonomous.

Luckily, a growing number of Maine-based businesses and wellness spaces have been cropping up over the past couple of years. These women-owned businesses offer a variety of classes, workshops, experiences, and support for Maine mothers to practice self-care, rediscover themselves as individuals, and find like-minded folks.

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Episode 20: Lisa Porter – CEO and founder of The Women’s Coaching Academy, and the newly rebranded Spark and Profit coaching company and companion podcast

An igniting chat with Lisa Porter – CEO and founder of The Women’s Coaching Academy and the newly rebranded Spark and Profit coaching company and companion podcast. We discuss starting (or ending) the day with yourself and your needs, the importance of designated work time and family time (and scheduled time off from both!), turning passions and skills into income on your own terms, making a plan (sticking to it not required), letting go of perfection and the magic of just doing it:

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