Is it really ok to not be ok??

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It’s Maternal  Mental Health Week and as such, I’ve been seeing this slogan on an hourly basis – “It’s ok to NOT be ok” Really – is it really OK to not be OK? It took me some time to really understand what it was saying. I remember one of my friends (another warrior), point […]

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Finding your tribe

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Growing up – we are surround by our tribe – our school friends, our college/university/work friends, people you meet in classes and groups, our family, random people you meet that pop into your life – this is your tribe – people who you CHOOSE to spend time with.  Those you spend your time laughing, dancing, […]

Time to start listening

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I posted an article yesterday on Facebook about postpartum rage.  Something I’m sure the VAST majority of mothers (and fathers) have felt – even if you won’t admit openly about it.  I don’t think it’s a positive emotion to feel nor something that’s ‘OK’ but it’s probably fairly ‘normal’ and I feel it’s a warning sign […]

PND – my thoughts

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One of my lovely friends sent me this article this week on post natal depression – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lynn-shattuck/the-two-phrases-that-helped-me-through-postpartum-depression_b_4156389.html.  Post natal depression is a very serious condition that is still such a stigma in our society as all mental health issues are as people don’t take the time to understand it.  This affects not just mums, but dads. […]