Mindfulness Monday – Week Two

Mindfulness Monday – Week Two

This week has been a bit of a trickier week for me, as my shoulder, neck and back injury started to play up again. This has caused several problems: I have not been able to be as active, I have been unable to look after my children as I would wish and this has triggered [...]

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Mindfulness Monday – Week One

Mindfulness Monday – Week One

Mindfulness has been very important to me during this past year. It has helped me feel less overwhelmed, positively changed the way I think and feel about experiences, increased my ability to manage difficult situations, reduced levels of anxiety, depression and stress, helped me to control over thinking and given me greater self-compassion. Now, that sounds [...]

Ten Things I’m Grateful For – Mental Well Being Challenge

Ten Things I’m Grateful For –   Mental Well Being Challenge

I’ve decided to take part in the PANDAS Foundation Mental Well Being #20daychallenge. I thought Day 2’s challenge of journaling ‘10 things you’re grateful for’, would be perfect to use as this week’s blog post. So, here are my 10 things I feel grateful for:   My children – DB1 and DB2 My children are [...]

Managing My Mental Health

Managing My Mental Health

In recent years, I have struggled with my mental health. When I was pregnant with my second child I developed antenatal depression and anxiety. Although I received help and managed to get somewhat better, I never fully accepted what had happened. So, it was no surprise when I faced a difficult period in this last [...]