The Self-Care Solution

A Modern Mother's Must-Have Guide to Health and Well-Being

Non-Fiction - Parenting
224 Pages
Reviewed on 09/05/2016
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Author Biography

Julie Burton is an experienced writer, author, and speaker specializing in motherhood and self-care. Julie earned her master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, is the former editor of Momtalk magazine, and writes for many local and national websites and publications. She blogs at juliebburton.com, is the co-founder of the Twin Cities Writing Studio, and teaches writing and wellness workshops. Julie lives in Minnetonka, MN, with her husband and four children.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite

Self-care is more challenging for mothers than anyone else. As a mother, how do you balance the dynamic demands of your personal and professional life without ignoring yourself in the process? Many times, between fulfilling their professional aspirations and raising their families, women often give so much that they forget to take care of themselves. Self-care means taking the necessary steps to care for your physical and emotional well-being. It is not a once-off activity that you tick off on a list. It should be a habit that is deeply embedded in your daily routine. Julie Burton is here to show you how to achieve this with her insightful and practical book titled The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother's Must-Have Guide to Health and Well-Being. Julie Burton draws wisdom from years of experience as a mother and a fitness and wellness instructor, plus the knowledge she has acquired working with other mothers. Her self-care solutions are practical, effective, and easy to incorporate into our everyday schedules.

The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother's Must-Have Guide to Health and Well-Being by Julie Burton is a practical, deeply insightful, and inspiring book aimed at guiding today's mother on a journey to complete fulfilment. A balanced life is not just about making time for your career and family. It should also include making time for yourself, and the tools shared by Julie Burton in The Self-Care Solution will guide you on how to achieve this true balance. Bottom line: however hectic your schedule is, do not forget to take good care of your body and soul because once you ignore yourself, everything else will eventually crumble. This book is a must-read for today's superwoman who desires to have it all - a career, a family, and a healthy and fabulous life.