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I am brutually honest in life and in my blogs. I say things as they are, I don’t beat around the bush. Life is too short for skirting around the edges. So, here is where you will find my blogs on mental health, such as living with suicidal thoughts, the dirty truth about depression and also how exercise can be your best weapon against your mental health. So, grab a brew, a stiff upper lip, and dig in.
How I learned that actually, big girls DO cry. I spent most of my adult life never crying, not fully, not a proper cry, not letting it all go. Then I finally looked at it and unpicked why I didn’t let myself cry.
Ever feel like you are the most selfish person ever and that because of that you don’t deserve anything?
Time is what we want most, but use the worst - William Penn These past few weeks I have found myself feeling so trapped and stuck and getting more and more frustrated at the same old situation. "I just don't have enough hours in the day to get everything done"...
Using the frog analogy to being dealing with trauma.
Do you think mental health gets the same respect as physical health? Is there equality for mental health?
Are you trapped and consumed by your mental health, so much so that you can’t even access the help you need right now because you are not in the right place for it?
How to tame your inner toddler.
Is there life after a maternal mental illness? Is recovery a thing, can it and does it happen?
Are mental health meds the only option when it comes to maternal mental health? Will meds affect breastfeeding? Will meds effect unborn baby? All is answered in this blog.
Find out what support is available to mums and mums to be with maternal mental illnesses. From medications, to dedicated midwives and groups such as mine. There is help and you are not alone!
Information on the most common maternal mental illnesses. What they are, how to spot them etc.
Find out what maternal mental health means, and what are the causes.
All mental illnesses are stigmatised right, but one is even stigmatised by mental health professionals. It is often excluded from high profile campaigns. Read more to find out why and how BPD is so stigmatised.
Alarming Statistics Released 64.7 million anti depressant meds handed out in one year! How shocking is that? These figures are from 2016 so this figure will have risen now, especially after the year 2020 is given us. But, are those 64.7 million prescriptions even...
Hands up, who has wanted to make a change to their lifestyle, diet, life and it just hasn’t happened? You tried EVERYTHING it just didn’t work for you. You're just not that person. You have seen it work for others, you saw the before and after pictures, but it just...
Is there a bad habit you just can't stop? What I am about to say will sound both easy and obvious, and only when you are truly ready and accepting of your habit will you even consider it. All habits are learned behaviours and to break it you need to break the link,...
When bad dreams and bad nights sleep go hand in hand as part of your daily life…
In day in the life of suicide, what is it really like?
The dirty truth we keep to ourselves about depression.
Exercise as a medicine for mental health? Really? How, why and help!
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