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Motherhood: How to start a new chapter in life

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BEver felt like you just need a brake, possibly even a new start? Becoming a mother can sometime evoke these thoughts when you are up at 3am with a sick child. Don’t feel bad. We’ve all been there before! Trust me on this one. In this blog post we will be diving head first into exactly how to start a new chapter in life as you embark on a new journey in motherhood.

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How do I move to a new chapter in life?

Don’t have time to read the entire post? Here is a 2-Second summary of how to start over in life and get to a place of rediscovery.

  • Focus on your spiritual growth
  • Remove any limited beliefs that are in your life
  • Work on inner childhood trauma’s
  • Complete self-reflection prompts
  • Engage in daily affirmations
  • Enroll in online therapy
  • Practice mindset shifts
  • Be productive
  • Find new ways to make memories
  • Complete a vision board for the year ahead

Motherhood The Next Chapter of Your Life

But wait, before we jump right in, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Char Dion, full-time mom and Certified Motherhood Self-care coach. Through this dedicated blog, I help moms reclaim themselves post-pregnancy and enjoy motherhood to the fullest! If you want 1:1 support to help you find balance as a mom, find solutions to eliminate those feeling of being overwhelmed and support around raising a baby and being a first time mom, click here! I’ll provide you with FREE workbooks and we will set off on a journey of rediscovery! 🙂

1. Focus on Your Spiritual Growth

When the new year pops in, one of the most common new changes that people make is focusing more on their religious or spiritual growth. If this is something that you are considering, I LOVE IT! Women who focus on things that better themselves radiate confidence, and security.

One of the best ways to focus on your connection with your spirituality is to download apps that you can set daily reminders for yourself to check in.

Diving nose first into your faith or spirituality can really ground you as you enter motherhood. Think of it as a giant spiritual hug when you hit a moment of self-doubt in motherhood. Your spirituality and faith can really make you feel supported and empowered.

The best app on the market right now for christian entering motherhood is the Bible app by Youverse.

You can check it out here : Use the bible app for a new chapter in life

Bible Verses About New Chapter In Life

  • Therefore, if anyone is Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV
  • And I will give you a new heart. And a new spirit I will put within you Ezekiel 36:26
  • For Behold I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind ISAIAH 65:17 ESV
  • New life, Old Sin COLOSSIAN 3:5-8
  • He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead 1 PETER 1:3

2. Get rid of limiting beliefs

Listen, I’m not going to give you any B.S. if you are looking to start a new chapter in life then you need to focus on not self-sabotaging the great things that come into your life.

You’re probably thinking of all the ways you are possibly self-sabotaging right now… the thing is, 90% of the time it’s so subconscious that you would never even notice it. But, in just a moment I will go into some of the ways you are displaying limited beliefs.

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    As a result, one of the major reasons that you are feeling stifled or stuck in life is because you have not done the work to get rid of the limitings beliefs that are holding you back.

    Here are the limiting beliefs to get rid of to start a new chapter in life:

    • “I can’t pursue career goals or hobbies any more”
    • “Wow, I’m not doing as much for my child as other moms”
    • “My life is over now that I am a mom”
    • “I must do everything on my own or I’m not a good mom.”

    3. Work on inner child trauma

    If you are wondering what is inner child trauma, it refers to the concept of childhood emotional and mental wounds that surface in adulthood. These wounds can often be held from childhood abuse, abandonment, neglect or and childhood trauma that has not been healed.

    If you are looking to start a new chapter in life, as a certified self-care coach I recommend you invest your time in self-reflection questions to reveal any possible issues you face subconsciously.

    Post you may like: Self reflect questions for new moms to ask themselves

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    4. Practice self-reflection prompts for a new chapter in life

    As mentioned previously, self-reflection questions and self-reflection prompts can really draw out issues or displeasures in your life that you would like to be different in your new chapter.

    Self-reflection questions for a new chapter in life

    • What do I want to achieve in this new chapter in life? Is there a journey or purpose?
    • Have I learned anything from my past experiences? What can be changed in this new chapter
    • What values and priorities are most important to me now?
    • What fears and challenges are holding me back? How can I overcome them?
    • Do I have a support network? Who can support me on this journey?

    5. Try daily affirmations or read “new chapter in life” Quotes

    If you are a person looking for a way to center yourself each day or set a tone before daily routines, it is extremely beneficial to read a few daily affirmations or quote related to things you envision for your new life.

    Similar post: 263 Affirmations for Mom Guilt

    Here are a few new chapter in life quotes to revamp your life.

    • Never underestimate the power you. have to take your life in a new direction – Germany Kent
    • Fill your life with adventure not things. Have stories to tell. Not stuff to show – Unknown
    • And suddenly, you know it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings

    6. Enroll in video therapy

    Okay moment of honesty! There is a lot of things mentioned in this post which need further explanation. However, I am not a licensed therapist. Nor am I promising to fix all of your problems.

    Yet, I can help you get in touch with a awesome resource for healing and bettering your mental and emotional wellbeing in motherhood.

    Video therapy is an awesome way to get the help you need while remaining home with your little one. Personally, I found this to be a life savior for me when I was going through my spell of PPD.

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    7. Practice mindset shifts

    As a person who has dealt with postpartum depression, mindset shifting is the only thing that truly helped me overcome the challenges I faced. This is not something that is a rare occurrence. Many moms struggle with mom guilt and anxiety.

    Similar post: how to deal with anxiety as a mom

    Mindset shifts for a new chapter in life

    Instead of saying:

    1. “I shouldnt have done X for my child today”
    2. “I’m always stuck taking care of the baby”
    3. “I’m struggling in motherhood”

    Try saying:

    1. “I trust my instincts as a mother”
    2. “I appreciate the time with my baby, even though times are tough”
    3. “I am doing my best, and that’s enough”

    8. Find productive activities to engage in

    Mothers who find productive things to do while they are trying to start a new chapter in life will see much success. This is because they have an activity or cause to keep them motivated.

    Establishing routines and plans throughout the day is a great way to ensure that you will be successful in your new chapter.

    Five productive activities for the new chapter in life

    1. Night time journaling
    2. Positive affirmations
    3. Routine planning
    4. Make list
    5. Take notes in therapy

    9. Focus on memory making with your family

    There is nothing more special than the time you get to grow with and nurture the relationships in your family. As you are growing in the new chapter in life, embrace all the family memories there are to make.

    You can do this by indulging in family travel, creating a fun family home environment and even making sure your mental wellness is in check so that you can be the light in the room.

    Similar post: How To Level Up As a Woman: Entering Motherhood

    10. Vision board to manifest your dream life

    As we end this post, I want to offer you a special gift. This gift is for the moms who deeply want to connect with the best version of themselves and truly prepare for the new chapter in life. If this is you, download the manifestation kit to launch the dreamiest version of yourself and manifest the life you truly deserve.

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    6 Comments

    1. Great tips. Daily affirmations and nurturing spiritual growth are so important.

      1. I am so glad that you found these affirmations so helpful. These are great to use as prompts for journaling or before getting into a mediation routine. Let me know how you use them? -Xo Char Dion

      1. Hi De’Anne, I’m glad you found them valuable. Those toddler days can be every exhausting. Take care of yourself! -XO Char Dion

    2. I love the vision board idea. I made one in Canva that I saved as a picture to my phone to save paper.

      1. Hi Laurel,
        I totally love this idea. Make sure you take a peak in the free printables tab. I have a really neat vision board kit, they you will absolutely love.

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