The Little Book of Calm for New Mums

Hardback edition released 26/05/2022

by Anna Mathur

Parenting Self-Help, Personal Development and Practical Advice Health & Fitness

The Little Book of Calm for New Mums Synopsis

The Little Book of Calm for New Mums will share advice and support on issues that new mothers face, from A for Anger, to I for Insomnia, providing an empowering pep talk for those days when new mothers need it most. Psychotherapist and mother of three, Anna Mathur, will support readers through the rollercoaster of feelings that come with being a new mum and provide expert advice based on her own professional and personal experiences. Whether you need some quick grounding, a note of compassion, or you want to untangle a feeling, flick to a page for a quick, uplifting moment of much-needed support. There are quick takeaway mantras and action tips for those tight on time, and further reading should you want to explore topics more deeply. This comprehensive A-Z covers everything from baby blues and anxiety to guilt, insomnia, stress, your inner critic and maintaining friendships.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780241559819
Publication date: 26th May 2022
Author: Anna Mathur
Publisher: Penguin Life an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 304 pages
Primary Genre Self-Help, Personal Development and Practical Advice
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Anna Mathur Press Reviews

'An essential read for new mums' - Fearne Cotton

'Anna's kind and grounding words provide the perfect companion for new mums' - Sarah Turner, AKA The Unmumsy Mum

'A beautiful and informative companion of a book that'll help keep you grounded and present in the moments that often feel overwhelming. I found myself noting uplifting quotes I know will come in useful as mantras when needed. Anna has always been, and continues to be, a woman I take so much wisdom from. Her compassion and guidance for a mother's mental health is invaluable' - Giovanna Fletcher

'This lovely book offers little gems of support, helping us to be in the moment and reminding us to direct some of our maternal love to ourselves. Anna Mathur's empathy and wise insight makes this an essential read for new mums' - Fearne Cotton

'Like having a reassuring chat with a wise friend, Anna's kind and grounding words provide the perfect companion for new mums making sense of their vast - and at times, conflicting! - feelings' - Sarah Turner, AKA The Unmumsy Mum

'A tender, real and uplifting book' - Suzy Reading, Clinical Psychologist and bestselling author of The Self-Care Revolution

'This book is going to be a lifeline for new mums. Anna has an incredible gift of offering not only her professional expertise but also love, perspective and compassion - often in just one sentence. This book is a much needed gift to the world' - Zoe Blaskey, Founder of Motherkind

'A comforting and reassuring book to help you navigate those tricky early years' - Helen Thorn, one half of the Scummy Mummies

'Anna's Little Book of Calm for New Mums feels like such a reassuring and necessary companion for motherhood. Broken down into the feelings and emotions that are sometimes hard to decipher when we're in the throes of parenting, Anna has such a wonderful way of bringing comfort, clarity and insight to many of the overwhelming challenges new mums can find themselves up against. The book is accessible and written with the wisdom of an expert but the love and compassion of a friend, and I think that's what makes it such a valuable resource on the rollercoaster of motherhood' - Hollie de Cruz, bestselling author of Your Baby, Your Birth and Motherhood Your Way

'Such a brilliant idea for a book. Anna's punchy chapters are like bite sized pep talks which make it incredibly accessible and unbelievably comforting for overwhelmed new mums. Like getting the most brilliant advice from your wisest and warmest friend. I wish I'd had this book when I had newborn' - Ellie-Jane Taylor, Actor, Comedian, TV presenter and author of My Child and Other Mistakes

'Anna's a consistent source of relatable, practical and reassuring advice when it comes to navigating the mental health challenges of motherhood. Packed with soothing words to validate the messy emotions that come with being a mum, along with useful quick tips to help bring calm to the chaos, this book is a gem of support. A must-have for every bookshelf and baby-change bag!' - Molly Forbes, TV presenter and author of Body Happy Kids

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ISBN: 9780241559819
Publication date: 26/05/2022
Format: Hardback

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About Anna Mathur

Anna is a mum of three, and a Psychotherapist, Author and Speaker. She is a warm communicator with a passion for taking therapy out of the therapy room. Whether sitting with a client in her living room, talking as a podcast guest, or addressing an audience of 1,000 in a seminar, her desire is to empower, encourage and equip people. Her hope is that through words, spoken or written, people will experience light-bulb moments, learn about themselves and be able to find more freedom and enjoyment in life.

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