I believe there is not one cause for my Postnatal Depression and Anxiety, nor one solution. I wanted to take a closer look at what made me so susceptible to the illness (one ‘professional’ commented that I was a sitting duck…). In order to do this I decided to do a little diagram and… Continue reading My Postnatal Depression triggers
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
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
Everyone who has a child knows that parenting is full of ups and downs. When you combine that with Postnatal Depression the downs can be extremely disheartening and very hard to pull yourself out of. It can be especially difficult when things have been going well for a while and you think – I’ve got… Continue reading 10 Selfcare Tips for when Depression Hits
During my Postnatal Depression journey I’ve come across, and used, many services that I’d like to mention and give thanks to. I’d never be at the point where I am now and so quickly after being diagnosed without each of their help. Being from the UK, I had no prior knowledge or experience of… Continue reading PND: Services available in Sydney