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“There are principles that can guide us in a different way of living our lives that is actually so much more sustainable and so much more life-giving.”
— Brandie Mitchell
Brandie Mitchell, RN, NC-BC was a recent speaker for our USLCA workshop, which was such a success, so we’re excited to rebroadcast this episode with her.
Do you find time to rest, like truly rest?
Because we hate to break it to you but having reality TV on in the background while writing emails doesn’t count as real rest!
In this episode, we are talking to Brandie Mitchell, RN, NC-BC about actually taking intentional time off from your business by looking at the cycles in our lives.
Brandie is a Board Certified Nurse Coach specializing in holistic, personalized health coaching for women ready to reclaim their health from autoimmune disease, anxiety, depression, pain, insomnia, and fatigue. She also supports women during pregnancy and postpartum for a healthy and empowered transition into motherhood. Brandie empowers women and families to take ownership of their health, overcome anxiety and overwhelm, and move from where you are to where you want to be in your body, health, and life.
Listen now to discover:
- Why rest is so important (3:45)
- The different types of cycles in our lives (08:00)
- The importance of setting boundaries (10:08)
- How to plan for your energy levels (22:13)
“Rest is not equivalent to napping. You don’t have to go to sleep in order to rest. ”
— Brandie Mitchell
Links and Resources
- Check out our Deeper Dive into Self Care with Brandie
- Connect with Brandie Mitchell
- Follor Brandie on Instagram: @brandiejoycemitchell, @mywellfamily, @wellwomanco
02:04 About Brandie Mitchell
03:21 Why is rest essential?
04:07 Cyclical living & benefits
05:36 Shift your mindset
08:00 Types of cycles
10:08 Boundaries & intentions
11:45 The science
15:00 Cycle examples
22:13 Plan for your energy levels
25:05 Gender & energy
26:26 Deeper Dives
Leah Jolly is a private practice IBCLC with Bay Area Breastfeeding in Houston, Texas. Annie Frisbie is a private practice IBCLC serving Queens and Brooklyn in New York City, and the creator of Paperless Lactation.
The Lactation Business Coaching podcast is produced by us and edited by Jillian Grover, who also writes our show notes. Our theme song is by Silas Wade.