Why making time for your own happiness is vital for every parent

Great podcasts for parents and carers

Wed 25 April 2018

15 mins

When you have small children, life is full. Getting through the day is an accomplishment.

We talk a lot about "me time" and it's considered a serious luxury once you start a family. But Dr Darren Morton says that taking care of yourself should be top priority when you're a parent.

After all, how can you be a carer for others when you aren't taking care of yourself too?

Darren explains why "me time" isn't a luxury item, what can happen if you don't make time for yourself, and gives us some simple ways to make time for ourselves every day.

To get your hands on a copy of Darren's latest book Live More Happy: Scientifically proven ways to lift your mood and your life, head to all good book stores or order online.

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