mentalhealthMonday

Mental Health Monday: Keeping up Appearances

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has been interviewed by ITV news recently and shared the stark reality of her feelings when she became a new wife and mother. The thing is, how many of us recognise that look in her eyes? I’d be willing to bet we all do in one way or another. […]

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mentalhealthMonday

I abandoned the mirror – and you should too.

9 months ago when I moved house, I did something that many would call drastic, or unnecessary. While decluttering and sorting through my possessions, I decided to get rid of my mirror. Yes, that’s right, it’s gone. The only mirror left in the house now is a 20cm round mirror that I use to put […]

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health, pregnancy

Why I refuse to be ashamed about my miscarriage

Unfortunately, my husband and I experienced a miscarriage in May. If you’re close friends or family, this will probably not be news to you, but if you’re not, there you go. When it first happened I felt totally lost. We told only the essential people, and spent lots of time giving our 18 month old […]

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Wonderful Women Wednesday

Wonderful Women: Mum of three, brain surgery & ASD

Although we are ‘Mummykind’, put being a ‘Mummy’ aside for a second and tell us about you! Hello, I’m Rachel. I’m currently not working because I’m recovering from brain surgery. I’ve been working on some minor home improvements as I let my standards slip a little bit when I was poorly! I enjoy gardening, spending […]

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mentalhealthMonday

(MEN)tal Health.

Mate, you just need to man up! As I am sure most of you know, mental illness will affect 1 in 4 of us in our life times… That is a pretty scary statistic. What is even more scary? Women are twice as likely to receive help for mental health issues and illnesses than men… […]

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