Don’t underestimate the power of a nice shower! Whenever I’m having a bad day I am always amazed at the power of a nice shower. Not always easy to find the time for with a baby but it is so worthwhile to squeeze one in when things are tough. I find that the water washes away… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings VI
I believe depression is likely to hit when the amount of losses in your life outweight the gains. As you become a parent there can be a lot of loss. Here’s an example of how my losses vs gains looked at around 1 month postpartum. I felt overwhelmingly sad over all my losses – a… Continue reading Parenting – Losses vs Gains: getting back a healthy balance
Don’t forget the internet is full of thoughts not facts. This morning I’ve been thinking about how easily we can be influenced by what’s written on the Internet. We often take it all for gospel and while there are a lot of facts on the internet there is also a hell of a lot of… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings IV
My anxiety was fueling my lists, then my lists were fueling my anxiety. It was a vicious cycle and got to a point where I would lash out at my family when I was overwhelmed with the amount of stuff on my list and no time to do it. I got to the point where… Continue reading To-do lists: fueling my anxiety
You might be wondering what #PNDoz is doing all over my header image and on my Twitter profile… well here is a post to explain. Become Mum and I are two mothers in Australia who have been diagnosed with Postnatal Depression. We found each other on Twitter and linked in with the lovely people using… Continue reading What is #PNDoz?
Today I’ve been thinking about an idea to find simple pleasures in our surroundings. It’s so easy to get caught up in your worries of the future or pain from the past. I’m hoping that this project will help me and others take some time to really absorb what is around us. This is the… Continue reading Mindful Photography Project
This week I’ve been thinking about support and I came to realise that… It’s ok to ask for help. You will get stronger and when you do, you can return the favour. If you are looking for help and support with depression and anxiety please seek professional medical advice from a GP. If you are… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings II