Doctor Mom Podcast
Doctor Mom Podcast

Episode #140: Setting Boundaries to Reduce Burnout with Nedra Glover Tawwab, MSW, LCSW

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Stephanie chats with Nedra Glover Tawwab MSW, LCSW about setting healthy boundaries to reduce burn out. They discuss how to be more assertive, why being passive aggressive isn’t the answer, and why being proactive during pregnancy leads to a smoother postpartum. You’ll learn how to ask for help to get your needs met, reduce tension in your relationships, and navigate tricky situations with extended family. You’ll see yourself in one of the many scenarios discussed in this podcast and walk away with tools you can put into action immediately to better nurture yourself and your relationships.

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Topics Discussed:

  • How being proactive during pregnancy leads to a smoother postpartum
  • Common sources of tension in relationships
  • Getting to the root your passive aggressiveness
  • Becoming comfortable with direct communication
  • Navigating anxious-attachment as a mom
  • How to set healthy boundaries
  • Setting realistic expectations

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