The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in 50 words or less.
We all know the risks of postpartam depression after you give birth. Theres resources always being discussed, and doctors to talk to, etc. But what if you don't have postpartam depression, you have just fallen into the trap of being invisible as a person to everyone around you?
We have all come across those perpetual 'Negative Nancies', the people that manage to put a downer on even the most exciting of news! As you get older you start to filter these out of your friendship group, however, how do you deal with them in your family or as co-workers? This is something I have been trying to learn over my whole working life, and whilst I still find it hard to deal with toxic negative people, I wanted to share with you what I've learnt!
I'm always looking for ways to look after myself and try and keep my mental health in a good place. A great place to start, I found, was through restricting my social media time, in an attempt to be more present and to get a tad more sleep - something I'm in dire need of!
I've been a mum for just over a year now, and whilst that sounds like a long time, I can't see a time when I don't feel like a 'new mum'. I guess seeing all the milestones for the first times mean that I will feel 'new' for quite some time to come!I wanted to… Continue reading The cost of Motherhood
*I am not a medical professional, these are just the things I do! Across January I have been struggling quite alot with my mental health. A mixture of stress, burn out, lack of sleep and my brain's chemicals have created a rough month so far! Having my little one (Who is almost 1!! What?!) means… Continue reading How I’m trying to look after my Mental Health