How To Feel Confident Again In The Workplace After Parental Leave 

Shevonne Hunt

First-time parent? Going back to work after having a baby? Here’s how to rediscover your confidence in the workplace.

Someone once told me it takes around six months to feel comfortable in a new job. Everything is new and the learning curve can be steep. But I never thought to apply that to my experience as a first-time mum, even though the theory still applies. Looking after your own living, vulnerable baby can fill you with self-doubt.

Then just when you get the hang of this new role, you go back to work and the self-doubt creeps in again. Do you still have the skills given you’ve spent months wiping bottoms and singing nursery rhymes?

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Dr Rebecca Ray is an author and counsellor who joined me on my podcast Feed Play Love to share some great advice on how to train our brain to feel confident.

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