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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What motherhood means to me

Motherhood… Something I never imagined myself writing about at 22. After being told it was unlikely I would conceive naturally, I had gradually adapted to the idea of not having children, plus I never really saw myself as the maternal type. However the day that I had the positive pregnancy test, something changed… I felt […]

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Mental Health Monday: a poem for my daughter…

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Depression is a friend of mine. I know it’s hard to understand, But there’s something that I must explain: From the first moment that I first held your hand, I was overwhelmed with pain. I’m a mum without a mum, And in a way I always was, So meeting you on […]

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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 […]

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