After welcoming her first child in July, Nikki Bella opens up about motherhood and how she balances being a working mom in a recent interview.
The “Total Bellas” star, 37, feels like a brand new woman after welcoming her first baby boy, Matteo, with The “DWTS” champion, Artem Chigvintsev, 38. Nikki gave birth in late July — just a day before her twin Brie Bella welcomed her second child, Buddy.
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In her recent interview with SheKnows, the Bellas describe their “newfound self-care superpower” after welcoming new babies in 2020, Nikki explained, “Self-care to me is definitely mental and physical. I feel like mentally. When I’m taken care of. My outsides just look amazing. I’m very big on meditation. Also, I have a life coach.” The former WWE wrestler continued, “I just feel like we give our cars oil changes. So they never break down. So why not do that to our souls and our minds so we don’t have these meltdowns or get into certain places that we don’t want to be in.”
When it comes to balancing working from home with a newborn, the star has a blanket rule, her son first, “And if people around me don’t like that, are those people I want to be surrounded by? I realized that living more simple. It is definitely self-care for me. I live that hustling lifestyle. And I love it.” The new mom continued. “I realized that. All this stress I was carrying. Was just making me unhealthy. In so many different ways.”
Nikki also revealed that she adopted another superpower that’s helped with her overall self, saying ‘no’ to things that aren’t as high on her priority list. She explained, “I kind of was more fortunate. Because I had an excuse. Becoming a new mom. And figuring out that life. So people were very understanding. When I was simplifying everything. And not always be a part of the hustle. It was like my hustle kind of change. In a way that I knew. I wanted to be the b