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108 Yoga and Self-Care Practices for Busy Mamas

Julie M. Gentile

ISBN: 9781942891840

Mama, do you find yourself too busy to take good care of yourself? Whatever your situation, you deserve spectacular health and wellness. With Julie M. Gentile as your personal wellness mentor, this book coaches you along your own authentic self-care path. Using 108 writing prompts and self-care practices, including yoga poses, meditations, and breathing exercises, Julie shows you practical ways to live well that only a mama modern would understand. Become the self-care goddess you truly want to be—you’re worth it!




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Recognition & Awards:

IPPY Living Now Bronze Medal 2019

Book Excellence Award Finalist 2019

5-star review from Reader’s Favoite


“Julie M. Gentile’s experience as a parent of two young children, marketing
and communications professional, and yoga teacher qualifies her
as an ideal guide and inspiration for other moms trying to balance family,
career, and their own self-care journey.”
—Lori Gaspar, Founder and Director of Prairie Yoga


“Julie M. Gentile, a beautiful spirit, a warm, compassionate soul, continues
to educate the community about yoga, encouraging others to find
balance and peace within. The courage she has in taking the next step to
write her book is nothing short of amazing. So powerfully inspiring.”
—Christy Studant, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Founder/Co-owner of
Mindful Movements and Owner of Live Powerfully


“Julie M. Gentile totally gets today’s busy moms and has written a
book that makes it super easy for them to finally put their needs at the top
of their long to-do lists. Julie has been a mom advocate since the days she
interned at Chicago Parent and now that she is a mom herself, she’s able to
put that passion, drive and knowledge to good use.”
— Tamara L. O’Shaughnessy, Editor and
Associate Publisher of Chicago Parent




3 Ways to Make Your Mantra Come to Life


How Self-Care Can Help You Become More Patient


Only Have Time for One Yoga Pose? Make It This One (Sivana East)


I Cried for Two Weeks after I Stopped Breastfeeding My Toddler


10 Things Yoga Has Taught Me in Ten Years of Practice


Letting Go of 2018


Sound the Self-Care Alarm (Literally)’

“A Journal entry a Day to Help You Let Go of Grief Your Way” on My Grieving Place

“Three Ways Busy Mamas Can Thrive” in Natural Awakenings Chicago

“Five Ways to Feel Amazing When You’re a Busy Mom” on Power of Moms blog


Busy Bloomingdale Mom from Berwyn Writes Yoga and Wellness Book on Self-Care (Appeared in Suburban Lifeand Kane County Chronicle)
Stress Holiday Stress(Chicago Parent Masters in Parenting)