The Importance of Self-Care for Working Mums - Interview with Alice Cheng

22 giu 2024 · 45 min. 43 sec.
The Importance of Self-Care for Working Mums - Interview with Alice Cheng
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Alice Cheng shares her journey of becoming a mother and finding her path in balancing her career and motherhood. She discusses the challenges she faced as an ESL (English second...

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Alice Cheng shares her journey of becoming a mother and finding her path in balancing her career and motherhood. She discusses the challenges she faced as an ESL (English second language) migrant from Hong Kong and how she overcame them. Alice emphasizes the importance of self-care and not neglecting oneself while raising children. She also talks about the pressure and guilt she felt as a working mum and the need to prioritize her own needs. Alice's decision to transition her career and become a career coach was driven by her desire for fulfillment and to set an example for her children. Alice Cheng shares her journey of self-discovery and personal growth as a mother and individual. She emphasizes the importance of living life on your own terms and not being bound by societal expectations. Alice discusses the challenges of parenting and the need to find a balance between guiding and empowering her children. She also reflects on the preciousness of time and the importance of being present with loved ones. Alice encourages listeners to be true to themselves and pursue their passions, while also making a positive impact on others.  

Takeaways
• Balancing a career and motherhood can be challenging, but it's important to prioritize self-care and not neglect oneself.
• The pressure and guilt of being a working mum can be overwhelming, but it's important to make decisions that align with personal fulfillment and happiness.
• Transitioning to a new career path can be empowering and allow for personal growth and fulfillment.
• Setting an example for children by pursuing one's passions and prioritizing self-care is important for their own development and well-being. Take the time to uncover and embrace your true self, even if it feels like a late discovery.
• Back your decisions with action to create meaningful change in your life.
• Parenting is a journey of learning and adapting, and it's important to find a balance between guiding and empowering your children. • Time is precious, so prioritize being present with loved ones and enjoying the moments.
• Live life on your own terms, pursuing your passions while making a positive impact on others.  

Sound Bites
• "I have found my mission in life."
• "From survival to thriving"
• "Neglecting myself for a good 15 years"
• "I don't wanna waste any more years. I've already kind of lived my life to people's expectations, doing this great corporate job and chasing money."
• "It's not enough to make a decision. You've got to back it up with action. And that's the only way you can really change your situation in life."
• "Yes, and that's probably where I got motivated to uncover. I think I've always had it in me. It's just me now digging them up."  

Chapters
00:00 Introduction and Alice's Passion for Helping Others
02:10 Alice's Journey as an ESL Migrant
06:10 From Survival to Thriving
09:25 Neglecting Oneself as a Working Mum
13:44 The Responsibilities and Guilt of Motherhood
23:10 Prioritizing Self-Care and Personal Fulfillment
24:33 Uncovering Your True Self
26:06 Backed by Action 
30:26 Parenting: Balancing Guidance and Empowerment
39:10 The Preciousness of Time
44:05 Living Life on Your Own Terms

Connect with Alice here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alice-cheng-coaching/
Support Alice's Handmade Candles here: https://www.eneraura.com/
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