Psychology Today describes resilience as: “that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes.”
Whether it is bouncing back from trauma, tragedies, health problems, or stress, it takes a special kind of person to remain positive and optimistic when your journey encounters endless hardship and pain.
Today’s guest, Josephine, is one of those special people with the gift of mental fortitude.
In this episode, Josephine Atluri, a meditation expert and host of the Responding to Life podcast, opens up about her difficult journey of becoming a mom to five using IVF, surrogacy, and international adoption. She shares how her challenging circumstances propelled her forward and ultimately led her to a place of peace.
Josephine also shares some stress-reduction techniques moms can use to keep a calmer and happier home and ways to boost your self-esteem.
Josephine is offering all Mom After Hours listeners 50% off any upcoming workshop or meditation session by using the promo code WARRIOR on her website, www.jatluri.com
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Don’t forget to check out Josephine’s new book offering prompts and practices to stay calm, present, and connected: Mindfulness Journal for Parents!
Bio: Through her unique journey on her path to becoming a mom of five, Josephine Atluri weathered many ups and downs with IVF, international adoption, and surrogacy. Channeling her experience to find calm and courage and to focus on perseverance, she now helps others navigate life’s curveballs, through group and individual online meditation training and her podcast, Responding to Life.
Josephine teaches weekly classes at Unplug in Santa Monica, CA, where she trained under the renowned guru davdji, former COO of the Deepak Chopra Center. She also does group meditation training for staff of prestigious entities like Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is a regular content contributor to Motherly, Red Tricycle, The IVF Warrior, and The Fertility Circle.
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