depression

Parenting – Losses vs Gains: getting back a healthy balance

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

depression · My Story

How depression taught me anything’s possible

*Trigger warning: this post contains reference to suicidal thoughts.* From the outside it may have looked like I’d fallen into life’s jigsaw perfectly. I’d emigrated from the UK to Australia, had a long-term partner and we’d just got married. I was working in a decent job in the advertising industry. I was a diligent employee… Continue reading How depression taught me anything’s possible

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Free Valentines Day Printable Cards

I know from experience that Postnatal Depression, or any mental illness, can be particularly hard on the ones we love. I believe it’s really important to say thank you to those around us, that help and support us through the dark days. I think Valentines Day (although an over-commercialised event) can be used to thank… Continue reading Free Valentines Day Printable Cards