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Why Mums Matter

Mums matter was the theme of maternal mental health awareness week last week. This is an important topic, we don’t talk about it enough. When I was first a mum I would have absolutely never, ever, ever considered that I mattered. I didn’t consider how I felt in my pregnancy mattered, all I cared about …

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Nobody I’ve talked to before has acknowledged/understood that my anxiety is a physical sensation…

When I became ill many years ago with PND, I was convinced I had a physical illness such as cancer because my body felt so broken.  I had no energy in my legs and arms – they felt so fatigued.  My whole body felt completely crippled.  I spent ages googling symptoms of cancer as I …

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The Overload.

I’ve been supporting parents for almost the last 10 years both in a voluntary and private capacity.  What I witness so often with my clients, my peers and am aware of my own issues is the overload.   Here’s what I believe the overload to be… Plate spinning Balancing act  Juggling priorities  Keeping ‘on top’ of everything …

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Are you feeling like this?

I’ve been working with an increasing number of women feeling really overwhelmed, frazzled and like they’re just not coping. They feel anxious, guilty, fed up, resentful, tired and just generally overloaded. In 2015 I discovered a quick (if not weird looking) tool to help me called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique – also known as tapping). …

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