Latham Thomas: Self-Care Is a Radical Act

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March 20, 2018

Latham Thomas: Self-Care Is a Radical Act

Latham Thomas March 20, 2018

Latham Thomas is a lifestyle maven who founded Mama Glow and was named one of Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul 100. She is the author of Mama Glow and Own Your Glow. With Sounds True, she has created the audio program Beditations: Guided Meditations and Rituals for Rest and Renewal. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Latham and Tami Simon talk about the true meaning of self-care, as well as why there are such strong societal factors that work against it. They discuss those internal aspects of the self for which we have been shamed in the past and how these are actually our deepest reserves of personal power. Tami and Latham also speak on personal boundaries in terms of both protecting ourselves and what kind of emotional support we allow in. Finally, Latham explains why heeding clear internal messages actually takes courage—a courage that is always rewarded in the long run. (70 minutes)

Latham Thomas is a wellness and lifestyle maven and birth doula—transforming not only how women give birth to their babies, but how they give rise to the best version of themselves. Named one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Super Soul 100,” an enlightened group of leaders elevating humanity with their work, Latham helps women embrace wellness and spiritual growth as a pathway to empowerment.

She is the founder of Mama Glow, a popular maternity lifestyle brand and resource that offers inspiration, education, and holistic services for all women, with a focus on expectant and new mothers.

A graduate of Columbia University and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Latham formally served on the advisory board of Yahoo! Health and currently serves on the Tufts University Nutrition Council. She was named one of the Top 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by mindbodygreen.

She’s been featured on the Dr. Oz Show, ABC News, Inside Edition, the New York Daily News, the New York Post, Essence, Du Jour, and more. She is the bestselling author of Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy, endorsed by Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Mark Hyman, Christy Turlington-Burns, and more. Her most recent title is Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living and Crowning the Queen Within. Learn more at MamaGlow.com.

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Latham Thomas: Self-Care Is a Radical Act

Latham Thomas is a lifestyle maven who founded Mama Glow and was named one of Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul 100. She is the author of Mama Glow and Own Your Glow. With Sounds True, she has created the audio program Beditations: Guided Meditations and Rituals for Rest and Renewal. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Latham and Tami Simon talk about the true meaning of self-care, as well as why there are such strong societal factors that work against it. They discuss those internal aspects of the self for which we have been shamed in the past and how these are actually our deepest reserves of personal power. Tami and Latham also speak on personal boundaries in terms of both protecting ourselves and what kind of emotional support we allow in. Finally, Latham explains why heeding clear internal messages actually takes courage—a courage that is always rewarded in the long run. (70 minutes)

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