If there is one thing that is required to be a great mom, it’s courage. Bravery.

We don’t talk about how moms are incredible courageous beings, but on this episode of the MomUp Show, I got to chat with Laura DiFranco, author of Brave Healing: a Guide for Your Journey, among many other books.

Laura is a rockstar mom and role model for all moms who are looking to find their inner warrior and voice.

Through her writing, Laura has shared in a way that is incredibly vulnerable, healing, and helpful for women and moms who are going through their own healing journeys.

These are some of the highlights of our conversation, and you can listen to the entire conversation here.

Stop judging.

You don’t need to assign extra meaning to any “bad” feelings that come up. Instead of judging whether something that is happening, or our feelings about it, are good or bad, just let it be. It is what it is.

Even failures move you forward.

At a poetry event, Laura totally bombed. That’s gotta be a worst nightmare scenario up there with the dreams about being naked in school, right? You get on a stage to pour your heart out and it all goes wrong.

But Laura was still able to find the positives! During that event she met some of the top poets in the country, which was amazing.

So even things that seem bad, or are actually really hard, might just be a stepping stone on your path.

Sharing what you feel shame about helps dissolve the shame.

Laura shares so much in her books that is personal. The reason she does is to “feng shui” her soul as she puts it.

Getting out the feelings and identifying what is going on internally is the biggest step to healing it.

For even more awesome tips and the full conversations, find the MomUp Show on iTunes.

 

More about Laura DiFranco from her website at https://lauradifranco.com/about-laura/:

What do Tae Kwon Do, drag racing and the healing arts have in common? All three are absolute passions of Laura Di Franco, MPT.

Laura has a third-degree black belt and a clear preference for traveling fast and being badass. But she is also the pragmatic champion of small business owners who want to push their health-based practices to the next level but need a little help to do so.

Through her Bethesda-based Brave Healer Productions, Laura offers inspiring speeches, workshops, an online writing club and other services that can help talented health professionals tell their own stories so they too can maximize their professional impact. Laura has a combined social media and email list of 10,000 people that allows her to quickly sell out her offerings and spread her message of health and empowerment.

With almost three decades of expertise in holistic physical therapy behind her, she has written six books including her latest, the aptly titled Brave Healing, a Guide for Your Journey. Shouldn’t Laura be helping you with your journey?”

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