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Self-Care for Extremely Busy Women

Jul 27, 2021

This episode begins with my ode to overcoming the blues… it’s one of my more popular posts, and I just had a feeling a few of you might need to hear it right now as we emerge from COVID. How to Talk Yourself Out of a Funk has practical suggestions, step by step, for turning that bleak mindset around when it happens.

I focus in the main part by sharing some insights I’ve gotten on how to make lasting changes when it comes to unhealthy areas of our lives. For me, that showed up as a propensity for bullies, three of whom came along around the time of my daughter’s death. I learned how powerful taking action is when combined with two other keys—clarity and taking responsibility for your part.

For no matter how victimized you may feel in an unhealthy relationship, you too may participate by allowing such behavior to go on in the first place. 

This particular show is your reminder of the following:

  • You are worth it
  • You are whole and complete
  • You are powerful
  • You can trust your power
  • You deserve the best!

May this inspire you to break out of bad mindsets and unhealthy patterns to thrive, again and again.

Submitted from the heart,


How to Talk Yourself Out of a Funk


Suzanne Falter is a writer, podcaster and essayist whose work has appeared in SELF, O, More, Fitness, New Woman and The New York Times, Tiny Buddha and Elephant Journal. She is the author of multiple self-help titles including How Much Joy Can You Stand? (Ballantine) and the upcoming book, The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care (Sourcebooks). Suzanne also hosts the Self-Care for Extremely Busy Women podcast where she interviews leading self-care authorities and shares her own ideas.