In my journey with sleep training, one of the things I learned, (aside from the importance of getting advice from the pros—looking at you Nurture by NAPS!) is that the most important piece of the strategy is my belief in the outcome.
Research states that 50% of your happiness is genetic, 40% is under your control and attributed to activities you intentionally choose to engage or not engage in. That leaves just 10% due to circumstances.
One of the most amazing things about The School of MOM community is that not only are we actively cultivating an environment where shame cannot thrive, but we are also learning the skills to move us through (and beyond!) our shame response; enter self-compassion.