How Working Parents Thrive with Yael Schonbrun

For those who work and also parent, it’s not uncommon to feel like you’re floundering at both. This is exactly how psychology professor and family therapist Yael Schonbrun, PhD felt when her two worlds of work and parenting collided. As she navigated her way through it, she learned some practical strategies from clinical psychology and social science to help her balance all of the meaningful roles in her life. In her new book, Work, Parent, Thrive, she shares how we can shift our experience with an inside-out approach to solving the working parent dilemma.

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Yael Schonbrun, PhD, is assistant professor of psychology at Brown University, a family therapist, and co-host of the podcast Psychologists Off the Clock. In 2014, she wrote a piece on motherhood and ambition for the New York Times that went viral. She has since contributed a chapter to Double Bind: Women on Ambition alongside Roxane Gay, Molly Ringwald, and others and has written for Psychology Today. Learn more at yaelschonbrun.com.



Kristen Manieri is a coach who works with teams to increase both productivity and wellbeing. She also helps individuals navigate transition with clarity and confidence. Her areas of focus are: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 200 authors about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at kristenmanieri.com/work-with-me.

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