32 episodes

A podcast designed to help you root despite the challenges and rise to live the life that you deserve. My name is Breanne, and with each episode, I intend to plant some seeds of insight, help you water them with love, and send you off with a little extra light so you can Root and Rise. Personal Growth | Personal Development | Motherhood | Self-Love | Self-Care | Mental Health | Healing

The Root and Rise Podcast | Personal Growth, Motherhood, & Self-Love Breanne Smith

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A podcast designed to help you root despite the challenges and rise to live the life that you deserve. My name is Breanne, and with each episode, I intend to plant some seeds of insight, help you water them with love, and send you off with a little extra light so you can Root and Rise. Personal Growth | Personal Development | Motherhood | Self-Love | Self-Care | Mental Health | Healing

    Stop Ignoring Relationship Red Flags: 30 Important Things to Look Out For

    Stop Ignoring Relationship Red Flags: 30 Important Things to Look Out For

    If you are dating, you NEED to keep an eye out for these relationship red flags. They can save you a lot of precious time, energy, money, and most importantly - HEARTACHE. You deserve to be with someone who is worthy of these parts of you - and who treats you well. Learn from my (many, many) dating mistakes and stop ignoring these relationship red flags.

    Content warning: Discussion of abuse in romantic relationships
    We will discuss:
    Exceptions to the rules in dating and relationshipsWhat are relationship red flags?How to identify dating red flagsImportant safety tips for the first date, dating, and relationshipsHow to spot controlling partnersWhen your partner is trying to change youHow not to lose yourself in relationshipsEarly signs of abuseAbuse red flagsDifferent types of abuseWhat to do when you can't trust your partnerJealous and possessive partnersHow to tell if they are actually over their exHow to spot gaslighting in a relationshipWhen your partner doesn't get along with your friends or family (or when your friends and family don't like your partner)Name-calling in argumentsFinding out if you are compatible on a dateDating emotionally unavailable menDating men with a fear of commitment What is "love bombing"?How to tell if you are being love-bombedWhen your date or partner doesn't respect your boundariesHealthy boundaries in relationshipsWhen you feel like you are "too much" or not good enough for someoneUnsupportive partnersRelationship and dating deal-breakersDating advice and first date tipsPlus more red flags to watch out for while dating!Episodes and Articles Mentioned:
    How to Stop Playing Small (And Start Living Authentically)How to Deal with Triggers
    If you believe you might be in an abusive relationship, I urge you to contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline. You can call 1-800-799-SAFE or (7233) or text START to 88788
    And if any of this is triggering to you, go check out my episode on How to Deal with Triggers.


    Resources:
    https://www.thehotline.org/identify-abuse/ https://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/types-of-abuse/ https://www.healthline.com/health/signs-of-mental-abuse#control-and-shame

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    • 34 min
    7 Useful Hacks for Dealing With Toddler’s Hitting Phase (Gentle & Respectful Parenting Techniques)

    7 Useful Hacks for Dealing With Toddler’s Hitting Phase (Gentle & Respectful Parenting Techniques)

    Frustrated while trying to handle your toddler's tantrums and meltdowns during the toddler's hitting phase? You are not alone. I'm sharing all of my tips and tricks for how to deal with your toddler hitting, smacking, or hurting others when they are upset.

    Techniques using:
    Gentle Parenting
    Authoritative Parenting
    Respectful Parenting
    We will discuss:
    Managing your emotions and reactions to your toddler's meltdownSurviving toddler temper tantrumsNot taking the blame for your child's normal phasesToddler communication tipsToddler discipline tricksRedirecting a toddlerCommunication with your toddlerStaying consistent in your parentingMini parent pep-talkRespectful communication with your toddlerValidating your toddler's feelings and emotionsToddler behavior tipsToddler mom problems

    Episodes and Articles Mentioned:


    The Challenges and Struggles of MotherhoodSelf-Care Ideas and ActivitiesTaking Days Off as a Mother

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    • 17 min
    6 Ways to Start Turning Your Dream Into a Reality

    6 Ways to Start Turning Your Dream Into a Reality

    Let's talk about how to start turning your dream into your reality. Today's episode is inspired by a question submitted to my Instagram from a very sweet friend, Savannah. So consider something you want to start on and let's dive into how you can get started chasing your dream (and following your heart). You are deserving and worthy of being successful in whatever is calling to your soul.
    We will discuss:
    Following your dreamsOvercoming limiting beliefsCommon limiting beliefs holding you backWhen you don't feel good enoughHow to quit playing smallStruggling with imposter syndromeTackling feelings of imposter syndromeOvercoming a fear of failureLearning from mistakesGrowth opportunities in mistakes and failuresGratitude practice for growthTaking the first step towards your dreamSetting goals and actionable steps towards those goalsHow to start gaining experience and knowledgeBeing a beginnerUnderstanding perfectionismConstantly trying to be perfectA pep talk for confidenceTaking actionEpisodes and Articles Mentioned:
    Following Your DreamsHow to Stop Playing Small and Start Living AuthenticallyOvercoming Imposter SyndromeWhy You Need a Daily Gratitude Practice to Improve Your Mental HealthContinued Personal Growth in New Year's ResolutionsHow to Overcome PerfectionismYou can find today's show notes on Root and Rise Blog or by clicking here.
     
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    • 14 min
    The Mother Wound: How It Impacts Us and How to Begin Healing the Mother Wound

    The Mother Wound: How It Impacts Us and How to Begin Healing the Mother Wound

    Understanding & healing the mother wound is crucial for your personal growth. It impacts your mental health, your relationships, your friendships, & your parenting.  It's time to start healing yourself FOR yourself.
    We will discuss:
    What is a mother wound?Resources for healing a mother woundMother wound meaningTypes of mother woundsGenerational Trauma CyclesDifficult, challenging, and painful mother-daughter relationshipsEnding a mother-daughter relationshipHow the mother wound impacts usHow the mother wound impacts relationshipsMother wound and romantic relationshipsAttachment disorders from mother wounds and generational traumasMother wound and friendships and relationships with other womenHow mother wounds impact our parentingThe circle of security and mother woundsHow to end generational traumaBreaking generational cyclesFinding your inner childReparenting yourselfGenerational healingForgiving your mother and finding forgiveness with mother woundsHo'oponoponoUnderstanding your motherResources for healing the mother woundEpisodes and Articles Mentioned:
    Journal Prompts for Healing the Mother WoundIntergenerational TraumaHow to Stop Playing Small and Start Living AuthenticallyOvercoming PerfectionismEmpowering Other Women (And Yourself!)Friendship BreakupsSelf-Care IdeasJournal PromptsWhy You Need a Daily Gratitude PracticeResources for Healing the Mother WoundResources mentioned:
    Unmothered and Unbothered PodcastUnmothered and Unbothered Podcast InstagramMother Wound Project InstagramResources for Healing the Mother WoundYou can find today's show notes on Root and Rise Blog or by clicking here.
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    • 36 min
    How Days Off & Breaks Can Help Overwhelmed Moms Feeling Resentment in Marriage

    How Days Off & Breaks Can Help Overwhelmed Moms Feeling Resentment in Marriage

    Let's talk about overwhelm in motherhood and resentment in marriage - because it is SUPER common. This episode is inspired by a question from a listener - head over to my Instagram or Website to ask a question of your own. It might even be featured in an episode, like today's episode!

    Here are all of my tips to help this (and every other) overwhelmed mom who is starting to build resentment in a relationship with their spouse and partner. I have one simple solution that will benefit you, your partner, and your children. You can thank me later.
    In this episode, we will discuss:
    Overwhelmed in MotherhoodResentment in MarriageStay-at-home moms and depressionWhy being a stay-at-home mom is so hardHow being a work-from-home mom and work-out-of-home mom is also hardNeeding a break as a motherAsking for help in motherhoodSelf-care in motherhoodBurnt-out mom (aka "mommy burnout")Scheduling time-offThe importance of hobbies in motherhoodDiscussing resentment in marriage and relationshipsMaking requests from your partnerHealthy Communication in Marriage as ParentsNavigating marriage and parenthoodTeaching your children how to care for themselvesSelf-care for momsEpisodes and Articles Mentioned:
    The Challenges and Struggles of MotherhoodSolo-Parenting Tips and TricksSelf-Care Ideas and ActivitiesPostpartum Self-CareYou can find today's show notes on Root and Rise Blog or by clicking here.
     
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    • 13 min
    7 Powerful Ways to Empower Other Women (and Yourself!)

    7 Powerful Ways to Empower Other Women (and Yourself!)

    Let's talk about why some women struggle to empower other women, how we can fix it & how we can start to empower other women (and ourselves!) Because the real change comes from within. Yes, spoiler alert, it takes an empowered woman to empower other women - so we will be learning how to empower ourselves!

    We will discuss:
    How to empower yourselfWhy empowering yourself is so importantJournal prompts for empowermentEmpowerment in the workplaceHow to empower other womenWhy some women cannot empower othersReal-life mean girlsScarcity mindset in womenSelf-care routinesSelf-love for womenCelebrating yourself and other womenGenerational trauma from mothers, grandmothers, strong female role modelsBreaking generational trauma & generational healingEpisodes and Articles Mentioned:
    Intergenerational TraumaSelf-Care Ideas and ActivitiesHow to Deal with TriggersJournal Prompts for Triggers30+ Journal Prompts for EmpowermentBody Acceptance During PregnancyDaily Gratitude Practice for Mental HealthContinued Personal Growth in New Year'sJournal Prompts for Self-DiscoveryFollow Your Dreams
    You can find today's show notes on Root and Rise Blog or by clicking here.
     
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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Nelida❤️ ,

Kind soul, friendly and relatable

Brea, I love your podcast! When I heard your first episode, I had to share it with other people. Life has thrown you so many curves and yet you keep kind and positive view in life. I love how soothing your voice is and how relatable you are. Keep up the amazing work and share your stories!

kaydee_91 ,

Amazing!

I love this podcast! Episodes are well thought out and researched and you can tell Breanne genuinely cares about listeners.

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Great podcast

Fully enjoy this podcast and the talking points please keep producing content!

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