Daddykind Corner: Being a Dad with PTSD
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff After we did a trial run of the Daddykind Corner with my lovely husband putting up with me interviewing him for the sake of the blog and for all of Daddykind, we present to you…. VOLUME 2! I am very pleased to introduce our good friend Darren, who has had his […]
Mental Health Monday: It’s okay not to be okay
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So we all have times where we’re not ourselves, and if you suffer from mental health issues then you’ll know what I mean when I say sometimes it’s okay not to be ok. It has come out in recent news that Demi Lovato was hospitalized due to a relapse in her […]
Mental Health Monday: Coping with a relapse…
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff It’s not always plain sailing… Our mental health, much like our physical health, can be up and down. You can be fine one week, and find yourself in a bottomless pit the next. Whether you’ve largely recovered or you’re gradually on the road to recovery, it’s important to remember that relapses […]
Mental Health Monday: Why I let my daughter see me cry…
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Olivia has just turned 2, and she’s already so receptive to other people’s emotions. She has been from a very young age. If she sees or hears a baby crying, she goes over to them and tries to comfort them in her own adorable way. She understands that certain things make […]
Mental Health Monday: The “Worry-O-Meter”
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This is something that I recently came across as a tool to help children address things that worry them – it’s a tool used by social workers a lot when children unfortunately end up involved in the court system for a number of reasons, and it works like this… There’s a […]
Mental Health Monday: Postnatal anxiety and me.
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff As a new mum, I thought that the anxiety of leaving your child, leaving the house with your child etc. was normal. What I didn’t realise was that not wanting to be alone with your child and having the constant fear that you would do something wrong and having your child […]
Mental Health Monday: My first CBT session…
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff KEEP READING TO GET A FREE PRINTABLE PDF TEMPLATE Good morning lovelies! A couple of weeks ago I posted about 6 forms of therapy you can use to help you with depression, and my 8 top tips on how to stay motivated. Today, I’m tying these two together with the help […]
Mental Health Monday: why the stigma?
Share Tweet to @mummykindoff You may be familiar with the hashtag #endthestigma on social media, used in conjunction with posts about our mental health. Opening up discussions about mental health can reduce the stigma and lead to better understandings of what the issues may be, but why is there such a stigma in the first […]
Mental Health Monday: 6 forms of therapy you should be trying!
Tweet to @mummykindoff Once you recognise that you potentially have mental health problems, the next step is how to deal with them. There are a number of options available, and these are the ones that myself or other mums I know have tried and had some benefit from! I hope that this list helps someone […]