As a blogger I spend a lot of time on social media but as someone who suffers with anxiety I do wonder sometimes if it is good or bad for me. The main platform I spend time on is Instagram and of course with Instagram comes the idea of the Insta-perfect life. However I’m not sure that is how Instagram is for me because of who I choose to follow. I enjoy following pretty Instagram accounts as much as the next person but generally I follow the more ‘real life’ accounts and because I’m a mum most of those accounts…

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For my last post for Maternal Mental Health Matters Week I am doing a collaboration with the wonderful Lucy from the blog Mrs H’s Favourite Things. We have both had quite the journey with our mental health and we are both Mummy’s too. We know how important it is to look after yourself when you are suffering with your mental health especially when you’re a Mum. It is not just important to look after yourself, not only when you are feeling low but also when you are doing okay because it is often when we stop looking after ourselves that…

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This week I am focusing on maternal mental health for Maternal Mental Health Matters Week. I talk as openly as I can about my own story and my experiences with anxiety but today I am handing over to Karis from the blog Two x Twenty Five. Speaking out about our mental health struggles is brave whether we do it on a platform like this one or speaking to our nearest and dearest. This is Karis’ story. Maternal Mental Health is a subject very close to my heart. As an anxiety sufferer and a mother myself I am pleased to share…

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This week is Maternal Mental Health Matters week and hopefully the Internet will be going mad with people talking about it. I want to talk about it too, in fact I do talk about it quite a lot but so many people still don’t. Over the week I will be sharing some mental health related posts from me and other Mums too. To kick us off here’s why I think maternal mental health really does matter. According to the Maternal Mental Health Alliance ‘More than 1 in 10 women develop a mental illness during pregnancy or within the first year…

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How the weather can affect anxiety may seem a bit of a random title for a blog post but stick with me. Some people are affected by the weather in really negative ways like SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) however this isn’t what I suffer from. I love warm cosy winter evenings, under a blanket listening to the rain outside. I actually quite like the winter months but they do affect my anxiety. Little Man was born in October 2012 and the winter that followed that month was a harsh one. There was a lot of snow and I was a…

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