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This Week at WFT 9/29/14

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Monday, September 29th – Holly Willard, LCSW on KSL Fresh Living

Tune in today to hear what Holly Willard has to say on the topic “Why Kids Lie”.

 

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5 Survival Strategies for Work-at-Home Moms

These days, more and more women with children are choosing to work from home.  This has many advantages:  increased flexibility, spending more time with the kids, and supplementing the family income are all attractive reasons to pursue work opportunities from home.  But there are unique challenges as well:  these women have constant interruptions and may experience difficulty concentrating with the distractions of home life.  Here are 5 survival skills for work-at-home moms:

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How to Let Go of Worry: Studio 5

Let Go of Worry

Women worry. It seems to be just part of who we are. So how do you know when all that well-meaning worry is actually harming your emotional well-being?

Julie Hanks, LCSW sat down with KSL TV’s Studio 5’s Brooke Walker to talk about the difference between worry and anxiety, and 4 key questions to help you curb your day-to-day worries.

What’s the difference between worry and anxiety? How can we curb our day-to-day worries? Watch this Studio 5 interview!

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Make Self-Care A Priority: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

Therapist, Julie Hanks, says the pressure women feel to “do it all” is often intensified by Utah’s unique culture. If you are feeling overwhelmed and exhausted Julie says self-care is the solution. Follow her expert advice and put yourself at the top of your “to-do” list.

When compared other states, Utah has some unique characteristics that bring particular challenges when it comes to self-care. Utahans experience high stress, report high religiosity, get married young, have more children, and have more of women working outside of the home than the national average. Taking all of these factors into account, difficult to figure out where self-care fits into our lives?

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Make Self-Care Your Top Priority

Make Self-Care Your Top Priority

Therapist, Julie Hanks, says the pressure women feel to “do it all” is often intensified by Utah’s unique culture. If you are feeling overwhelmed and exhausted Julie says self-care is the solution. Follow her expert advice and put yourself at the top of your “to-do” list.

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Help Your Man Lean In To Fatherhood: Studio 5

 

Therapist Julie Hanks offers advice on how to help your man more involved in parenting. It’s a strategy that could make your whole family happier.


Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In” encourages women to step up, take risks, and lead in at work, at school, and in their communities. However, for women with children to seize leadership opportunities requires men to lean in more at home. Whether you’re a mother who is working part-time or full-time outside of the home, or you are a stay-at-home mom, there are things we can do encourage our husband’s to lean in to fatherhood. Not only is an involved father necessary for you to embrace leadership opportunities in the community, research consistently shows that your children will benefit from their father’s involvement in their lives. Here are a few of the ways children benefit from having an involved father:

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5 Expectations For Women To Let Go: Studio 5

We’re giving you permission to let yourself off the hook. Let go of unrealistic expectations and live a happier, more satisfying life. Therapist, Julie Hanks has the top 5 expectations every woman should let go.

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Moms With 3 Kids Most Stressed: KSL News

A recent survey on Today.com found that mothers with 3 children report the highest level of stress – more stress than moms who have 4 or more children.

KSL news reported Devan Dolan reached out to me to see why I think moms with 3 children report the most stress.


 

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