depression · My Story

Loosing my Emotional Baggage

My recovery from Postnatal Depression is a long one, it’s been a journey that’s felt emotionally and physically gruelling. However, over the last few days I’ve begun to feel a little lighter. I started to think about why this might be and realised that I was finally letting go of some of my emotional baggage.… Continue reading Loosing my Emotional Baggage

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depression · My Story

Anchor the good stuff

Yesterday my depression and negative thoughts hit me hard, they told me to… Stop blogging! Get off Twitter and Instagram, it’s too much hard work. You’re wasting your time. No one cares about what you write. They had some serious strength, the kind of strength that I didn’t have enough energy to fight back at. However,… Continue reading Anchor the good stuff

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My first appointment with a psychologist

I was referred to a place called the Gidget Foundation in North Sydney in October 2015. The Gidget Foundation provides a free professional psychological support service for pregnant women and new parents suffering anxiety and depression. I was scheduled in for an appointment with a psychologist but had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know what a… Continue reading My first appointment with a psychologist