Anxiety a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. That is the official definition of the word anxiety and I think it’s pretty spot on but it is also quite a weak definition when it comes to mental health. Feeling nervous and a bit uneasy is very different to the feeling of a full on anxiety attack. They happen differently for everyone but for me they start with me feeling like my legs are going numb, my breathing quickens and I suddenly feel very alone with my thoughts. I can be in a room full…

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Today is my 33rd birthday and although not a milestone birthday it has become a bit of a personal milestone this year. This time last year I was sat in my pyjamas all day, not because of my love of pj’s but because I didn’t want to face the day. It was my 32nd birthday and I could not have cared less. I was in the depths of anxiety, possible depression and most definitely grief. I had huge physical symptoms from my anxiety that day too. I couldn’t see straight because I was so dizzy from the hyperventilating. I had…

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So the summer holidays are on their way and with them brings very little time for us parents. However, the phrase You cant pour from an empty cup is still as true as ever and looking after yourself is still paramount to giving your kids the summer you want to give them. If like me, self care and time by yourself is super important for your mental health and to be the best mum you can be then self care becomes even more significant. As I am facing a summer of a lot less time to get myself too I have…

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I have had a couple of people recently message me on Instagram about their loved ones having anxiety and not knowing how to help them. When you suffer from anxiety it can completely overtake your life and it can become a very lonely experience. Having people around you that will support you and talk to you is one of the most important parts of steps to recovery. I know I wouldn’t have got where I am now in my recovery journey without good people around me. If you have never suffered from anxiety it can be hard to understand what…

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If you have seen my Instagram stories this week you will know I have had quite the week. Theres been an A&E trip, sickness bugs and broken cars so this week I am sharing the lovely Georgia’s guest post. She is bravely sharing her thoughts and feelings about her post natal depression. Lets talk PND because nobody really wants to.  When I had Luna I was in this perfect little baby bubble and absolutely nothing could burst it. She was the perfect textbook baby; sleeping through by 5 weeks. She was so content and was honestly a dream. Fast forward…

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