Not Just a Mummy

mental health

The Wean

While the word ‘wean’ probably conjures up images related to kidlets; weaning off the boob, bottle, dummy (two of which we’ve managed without bloodshed in this house.. the third might take some doing I think), I’m talking about my own personal wean. A few months ago I began the gradual process of weaning of my […] Read more…

The ‘Good’ Mother Myth: A World Mental Health Day Post

Today, October 10th, is World Mental Health Day. I‘m ashamed to admit that I didn’t actually realise it until earlier today when it popped up in my Facebook newsfeed. World Mental Health Day is an intiative dedicated to raising public awareness and promoting advocacy and education around mental health issues worldwide. It aims to encourage […] Read more…

My Experience With Antidepressants

I thought it was high time I posted about the ‘M’ word; Medication. Specifically anti-depressant medication. I’ve spoken about it briefly before, specifically my use of medication to manage my OCD and anxiety (you can read more about that HERE) and have also been reasonably vocal about the importance of de-stigmatising the use of antidepressants […] Read more…

A Huge THANK YOU + Some Mental Health Resources

Thank-you-post-it

Image courtesy of Marketing Pilgrim A HUGE thank you to everyone for the absolutely amazing support I’ve received since publishing the yesterdays mental health post (you can read it HERE if you haven’t already). As I mentioned across social media, the post itself has been sitting in my ‘drafts’ folder for quite a few days […] Read more…

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