#40 How Well Do You Know Exhaustion, Feeling Stuck And Resentment?


In this episode, I delve into the common challenges faced by parents whose partners travel frequently for work. I discuss the dangers of exhaustion, feeling stuck, and harboring resentment while managing the home front solo. Drawing from my own experiences and insights, I share practical strategies for addressing these issues, from managing exhaustion to finding new passions and combating resentment.

You Will Learn:

What the parent who is at home with the kids may be going through! And if that’s you, how are doing doing around exhaustion levels, feeling stuck and resentment?

  1. Managing Exhaustion: Addressing mental and physical fatigue.
  2. Feeling Stuck: Embracing growth.
  3. Don’t Leave Resentment Fester: Recognizing and resolving negative emotions.
  4. Seeking Support: Building a network for practical and emotional aid.
  5. Prioritizing Self-Care: Importance of sleep and personal well-being.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

HTFA Episode #11 Personal Reflections: Two years after a burnout

HTFA Episode #28 How to conquer stress with a holistic approach

Plant SEEDS https://amulticulturallife.com/blog/plant-s-e-e-d-s-for-your-future/

Your Personal Development Plan

Take the Holding the Fort Abroad quiz

Dr Caroline Leaf Podcast 272: Why we shouldn’t (& can’t) “forgive & forget”

Amel Derragui The Time is Now


Rhoda Bangerter

Rhoda Bangerter is a coach who has lived abroad with a travelling husband for over 16 years. She helps home based mums and dads live an intentional life and build family togetherness even when their partner is away a lot for work.

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