I had to learn a lesson about burning out the hard way. My experience is not a rare one; in fact, I’m sure many of you can easily relate. You see, I’m what you might call a “go-getter” or “Type-A,” I tend to throw myself into projects wholeheartedly, which more often than not drains most, if not all of my energy, leaving me completely burned out. It wasn’t until my late 30’s that I came across the term “self-care” and started to understand the importance of my own wellbeing and its trickle effect on my family.
In a recent Time Health article, “Women are Judged Whether They Take Maternity Leave or Not,” research as found that whether or not a new mom takes maternity leave affects what her coworkers think about her. One of the problems we see is that new parents are coming back to work more tired and stressed than before. Parental leave is a time to do less, not more!
While bone broth has been all the food rage recently, our families have been passing down nutrient-rich bone broth recipes for generations. This is Chevi's divine chicken soup recipe. It's a great versatile base broth that can be had on its own or dressed up with cooked rice, shredded chicken meat, diced carrots and spinach.