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WPR024: Striking the Right Balance Between Career Ambition and an Engaged Family Life with Yael Schonbrun

This is a topic that will never have a "right" or a "one-size fits all" answer.

 

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Yael Schonbrun is a clinical psychologist in private practice and assistant professor at Brown University. In her spare time, she is a stay-at-home mother to her three boys. Her book exploring the psychology of straddling an ambitious professional and engaged family life is coming out soon. A big theme on this podcast is balancing our lives as parents along with our lives as professionals. This is one of those topics that really will never have a “right” answer. Striking the right balance between an engaged family life and a fulfilling professional life is something that we all have to figure out for ourselves based on our own unique situations, and it’s also something we’ll also need to re-evaluate and tweak as time goes on. Our guest today is an expert in striking a healthy and fulfilling balance between these two roles in our lives, so hopefully this episode will provide some guidance and inspiration for you as you answer some of these questions in your own life.

EpisodeSummary: 

Yael Schonbrun is a clinical psychologist in private practice and assistant professor at Brown University. In her spare time, she is a stay-at-home mother to her three boys. Her book exploring the psychology of straddling an ambitious professional and engaged family life is coming out soon. 

A big theme on this podcast is balancing our lives as parents along with our lives as professionals. This is one of those topics that really will never have a “right” answer.  Striking the right balance between an engaged family life and a fulfilling professional life is something that we all have to figure out for ourselves based on our own unique situations, and it’s also something we’ll also need to re-evaluate and tweak as time goes on.  Our guest today is an expert in striking a healthy and fulfilling balance between these two roles in our lives, so hopefully this episode will provide some guidance and inspiration for you as you answer some of these questions in your own life.    

Show Notes:  http://WorkingParentResource.com/24 

Resources & LinksMentioned in this Episode: 

Yael Schonbrun Website

Newton Therapy Website

Yael Schonbrun Twitter

Yael Schonbrun LinkedIn

Psychology Today Article Archive by Yael Schonbrun

A Mother’s Ambitions by Yael Schonbrun

Double Bind: Women on Ambition Book

Love and Work: Clarifying Your Values Questionnaire

Working Parent Resource Burnout Assessment

Working Parent Resource Facebook Group 

Working Parent Resource Website 

About the Working Parent Resource: 

The Working Parent Resource is dedicated to helping ambitious working parents acquire the information, insights, and tools they need to create a more intentional and fulfilling life that reflects their deepest values and priorities.  Sarah Argenal, the host of the Working Parent Resource Podcast, has her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy and Adult Development, and is a Certified Professional Coach with 20 years of experience in counseling, coaching, teaching, course development, and project management. You can access episode Show Notes and learn more about the Working Parent Resource at http://WorkingParentResource.com.  

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WHAT'S BEHIND YOUR BURNOUT?

The 3 Biggest Burnout Triggers and How to Overcome Them

it's free!
A free training to help ambitious professional parents overcome burnout.