Category: Mental Health

How to Avoid a Stressful Christmas Day

I’ve already talked about Christmas can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. How to avoid a stressful Christmas Day Let’s be honest, we all want to enjoy Christmas. We want to eat too much and drink too much, nap in the afternoon and spend the day unwrapping gifts. …

Christmas and Depression

I might have mentioned (once or twice) that I love Christmas. It’s actually the time of year when I’m at my happiest. But it’s not hard to see why some people sometimes struggle. Christmas and depression often go hand in hand There’s a lot of pressure on everyone at Christmas, …

Being OK on the Outside

Being OK on the outside is not the same as being OK on the inside I think most of us know that, right? To be honest, I think maybe I’m preaching to the choir on this one. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably already know that …

Is Social Media Damaging Your Mental Health?

How much time do you spend on social media? I’ll be honest. I couldn’t tell you. I’ve never paid much attention to it. The thing about being a blogger is that it’s kind of my job to spend time on social media. Social media is how most of my readers …

My Struggle with Antenatal Anxiety

Let’s talk about antenatal anxiety I know I’ve talked a fair bit about anxiety. And I’ve talked about how infertility affected my mental health. But I’ve only talked a little bit about how anxious I was during pregnancy. So let’s talk about that a little bit more now. If you’ve …

How My Parenting is Affected by Anxiety

You know about my anxiety already. I’ve talked about how my mental health affects my relationships¬†and how I’ve let my friends down because of it.¬†But one subject I’ve avoided talking about, is this. How my parenting is affected by anxiety This is something I really struggle with, because I don’t …