The Therapy Edit

The Therapy Edit

By Anna Mathur

Pep talks packed with grounding words for motherhood feelings. Enjoy a twice weekly dose of The Therapy Edit.

On Monday's you'll find ten minute episodes of Anna's Psychotherapy knowledge woven with with her candid chat about motherhood. Fridays bring 15 minute episodes featuring a guest sharing the one thing they'd love to share with fellow mothers.

Anna Mathur is Times Bestselling author of 'Mind over Mother', and 'Know Your Worth', and the founder of The MotherMind Way. Passionate about taking therapy outside of the therapy room, she shares insights that have changed the lives of her clients, and transformed hers too.

More from Anna:
Times Bestselling books: ‘Mind Over Mother - Every mums guide to worry and anxiety in the first years’ and ‘Know Your Worth - How to build your self-esteem, grow in confidence and worry less about what people think;
Instagram: @annamathur
Website and contact: annamathur.com
The MotherMind Way platform: Benefit from resources, guides and a welcoming membership to help you have a happier motherhood. Find us at themothermindway.com

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Audio: John Shepheard. Aloe Audio - aloeaudio.com
Design: Amber Miller. Ooh La La Studio - oohlala.studio

Episodes

One Thing with Holly Tucker on the power of pursuing your passions

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur chats with Holly Tucker MBE, founder of notonthehighstreet and Holly & Co and the UK Ambassador to Creative Small Businesses.Holly's one thing that she wants to impart to other parents is that enjoying and focusing on your career is not something that will damage your children. In fact it's quite the opposite.Holly believes that following your passion and building a business doing what you love is the key to a happy and fulfilled life. Through Holly & Co, a creative content company, Holly is working to positively influence this creative movement by redefining what it means to be a ‘small business’, encouraging more women to start their own businesses, as well as empowering our young with the skills to thrive when entering the new working world.Bringing colour and creativity to the business world, Holly seeks to advise and inspire anyone who is dreaming of starting or is already on their business journey through her podcast ‘Conversations of Inspiration’, events, a physical shop, and now, her business book, Do What You Love, Love What You Do, which is a Sunday Times Bestseller.Follow Holly on Instagram at @hollytucker and visit her website at www.holly.coBuy Holly's book here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Do-What-You-Love-Empowering/dp/B08ZSYLNK8/ref=sr_1_1?crid=12BMVN11B119K&keywords=holly+tucker&qid=1642501766&sprefix=holly+tucker%2Caps%2C97&sr=8-1
28/01/2226m 2s

On rage. The motherhood taboo

Mums (including myself) have felt more rage these last couple of years than ever before. I share a rageful moment along with thoughts on what to do about it!
24/01/2211m 28s

One Thing with Zoe Clark-Coates on loss and grief

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur chats to Zoe Clark-Coates MBE, Grief Specialist, the author of 4 best selling books, three on grief and the latest on pregnancy after loss. She's also the CEO of The Mariposa Trust, which is widely known by its primary support division ‘sayinggoodbye.org’Zoe's one thing is naturally on the subject of grief and she discusses the fact that there is no time limit to it.To find out more about Zoe : Follow her on Instagram @zoadelle
21/01/2219m 27s

On the most life changing thing I've ever admitted

Being told 'you've got this' is sometimes exactly what I need. Yet some of the most life-changing moments have happened when I've proclaimed that I haven't 'got this' at all.
17/01/2210m 48s

One Thing with Rhiannon Lambert on the importance of loving your gut

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur chats to Rhiannon Webster, Nutritional Therapist, Podcaster, Mum and Author.Rhiannon's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents comes from her professional experience helping people eat and live well. Rhi advises us all to mix it up a bit when it comes to our meals. To find out more about Rhiannon: Visit her website at https://rhitrition.comFollow her on Instagram @rhitritionOrder her brand new The Science of Nutrition here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Science-Nutrition-Debunk-Health-Happiness/dp/0241506468/?maas=maas_adg_BEA58B3DAE014125DD81139433399599_afap_abs&ref_=aa_maas&geniuslink=true
14/01/2214m 43s

On how to feel calmer

How can we be more accepting of what we can't control, and take more responsibility for what we can? I often say 'it is what it is', yet a conversation with my Mum gave me a totally different view on the phrase!
10/01/2210m 7s

One Thing with Clemmie Telford on a great tip for decision making

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur chats with Clemmie Telford.Clemmie's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents is if you let your upset/overwhelmed/confused mind settle, your course will become clear.To find out more about Clemmie:Visit her website at https://motherofalllists.comFollow her on Instagram @clemmietelfordOrder her book But Why? at https://www.waterstones.com/book/but-why/clemmie-telford//9781472278784
07/01/2216m 22s

On how to feel motivated

Do you struggle to feel motivated sometimes? You know what you need to do or want to do, but the challenge is actually doing it. I share a tip for motivation that transformed my week and beyond.
03/01/2210m 58s

One Thing with Illy Morrison on healing from trauma

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur interviews Illy MorrisonIlly's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents is not to compare your emotional responses to things, touching on birth trauma and shameTo find out more about Illy: Visit her website at https://mixingupmotherhood.comFollow her on Instagram @mixing.up.motherhoodPreorder her book The Birth Debrief at https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1529417015?keywords=the+birth+debrief&qid=1629969186&sr=8-3&linkCode=sl1&tag=birthdebrief-21&linkId=0d8a78f07dc6bd0d25597ae67a4a8f0d&language=en_GB&ref_=as_li_ss_tl
31/12/2116m 14s

On how to be more patient

Patience isn't a virtue I was granted with, but it's such a vital parenting commodity! Here's how to find more of it for those moments you need it most.
27/12/2110m 45s

One Thing with Cat Sims on investing in your relationship

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur chats to Cat Sims. Cat's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents is that it’s common that when we have babies, our attention shifts entirely to them and our relationships suffer. Refocus on your relationship as the bedrock to your familyWe have marked this episode explicit due to topics discussed or language used.To find out more about Cat:Visit her website at https://www.notsosmugnow.comFollow her on Instagram @notsosmugnow
24/12/2117m 15s

On how to love our kids well

If you're constantly on the go, spending all of your energy organising life for those you love, have a listen to this one!
20/12/2110m 42s

One Thing with Alison Perry on the magic of hugs

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur interviews Alison Perry.Alison's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents is the magical power of hugs and how they transform those moments as a parent when you just don't know what to do or how to help.To find out more about Alison:Visit her website at https://notanothermummyblog.comFollow her on Instagram @iamalisonperryVisit her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/iamalisonperryOrder her book OMG It's Twins at: shorturl.at/yACKX
17/12/2116m 20s

On 5 ways to get rest when you can't

Rest is the antidote to overwhelm and stress. But how on earth can we get more of it when we're struggling with the juggle, or nights are broken by kids waking? I've got some ideas!
13/12/2111m 28s

One Thing with Victoria Emes on admitting it's hard

On this episode of The Therapy Edit's 'One thing', Anna Mathur interviews Victoria Emes.Victoria's one thing she'd like to impart to other parents involves chipping away at the shame and silence many feel around the conflicting and difficult emotions that come with parenting.Warning! This podcast can get a bit fruity at times so we'd recommend using headphones if there are any little ears listening in!To find out more about VictoriaVisit her website at https://www.victoriaemes.com/Follow her on Instagram @victoriaemesPreorder her book 'Welcome to Motherhood, Bitches: The real guide from pregnancy, birth and beyond' (out 17th February 2022) at shorturl.at/fxEM2
10/12/2114m 27s

On 5 ways to reduce stress this Christmas

If you feel your shoulders tensing with each opening of the advent calendar doors, you're not alone. Here are five things from my How to Have a Merry Imperfect Christmas guide that will help.You can buy the bitesize video guide from themothermindway.com. Four ten minute videos to reframe the way you feel about the festivities this year.
06/12/2112m 8s

On people-pleasing less and living more

If you exist at the bottom of the priority list, and find that 'yes' rolls off the tongue a little easily, this episode is for you!
29/11/2111m 2s

On something you need to know about self-care

Find self-care a tricky concept to grasp? I have a fresh approach, and I promise, there are no bubble baths in sight.
22/11/219m 38s

On how to feel more positive

I often think that gratitude should come with a small print, and here's why! Gratitude can shift moods, raise smiles and change lives, but what about all the other feelings that sit in its shadow?
15/11/219m 50s

On feeling less overwhelmed

Feeling burnt out and exhausted? Here's why you might be feeling a bit floored by life, plus some ways to refuel and regain some energy.
08/11/2112m 8s

On how to be better

Why do we so often have the feeling we need to be better? In this episode, I explore how the most therapeutic type of growth, is often an undoing.
29/05/2010m 6s

On feeling like an imposter

Ever felt like an imposter in your own life or feared being 'found out'? Here are my thoughts on why we feel this way, and what we can do to about it.
25/05/209m 43s

On how to feel good enough

So often we simply don't feel good enough. We feel like we miss the bar, we feel guilty and undeserving of good things in our lives. Here's why you may feel this way, and tips on what to do about it!
22/05/2010m 7s

On five tips for anxiety

We all experience anxiety to some extent. In fact, it's an inbuilt mechanism that's there to save our lives! But how can we take control of the thoughts that try so hard to take control of us?
18/05/2010m 13s

On thriving through change

What can we do to steady ourselves when all around us is changing? And what might we put in place to support ourselves in any times of change ahead?
15/05/209m 13s

On the thoughts we don't talk about

From thoughts of pushing over a stand of mugs in a gift shop, to imagining crashes on the motorway, intrusive thoughts are rarely discussed. We all get them, but do we know why? And what do we do about them?
11/05/2010m 22s

On feeling less guilty

We often carry guilt around for so much longer than we need to. It impacts our relationships with others and ourselves. Here's how to finally let yourself off the hook and let it go!
08/05/209m 53s

On tricks for increasing self-worth

A different view of self-care for you. What place does it have in our understanding of our worth? I tell you how you can re-prioritise this fundamental cornerstone of wellbeing even when you have no spare time.
04/05/209m 41s

On how to worry less about what others think

It's so common to worry about what others think about us. But exactly how much does this impact our lives and self-esteem? And what can we do about it?
01/05/2010m 16s

On why we like to be busy

We live to the buzz of constant noise, both Inside and outside of our minds. Here's a different insight into boredom as an antidote to stress and overwhelm.
27/04/209m 50s

On how to be happier

Is there a person in the world who wouldn't fancy a bit more happiness? Here's how to get more.
24/04/209m 41s

On feeling calmer in chaos

A technique to help you find more calmness and resilience when you're faced with change and challenge.
20/04/208m 18s

On dealing with challenging times

Thoughts on what to do when you go through challenging times. How do you deal with the moments you find yourself slipping into old ways of coping?
17/04/209m 55s

On comparing feelings

Someone will always have it harder, more challenging, sadder than you. But what happens when we compare our feelings and experiences?
13/04/209m 46s

On dealing with uncertainty

How to be calm in times of uncertainty. We are experiencing a period of great uncertainty at the moment. I share thoughts on how we can find our feet in this rocky time.
02/04/209m 47s
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