Mental Health

All things mental health from a person who has overcome a seriously dysfunctional childhood and survived two mental breakdowns.

Mental Health

Top Tips for Surviving the Tough Bits

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the years, it’s that happiness is a choice. So today, rather than dwell on my lack of sleep and challenging children, I’m focusing on the fact that the sun was shining and it’s been utterly glorious outside. Spring is definitely in the air and today reminded me of my wedding […]

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Mental Health

The Dreaded B Word #BullyingAwarenessWeek

Bullying is the one thing that terrifies me to my core as a parent, probably because it’s a subject matter very close to my heart. I went to eight different schools when I was growing up, and suffered quite bad bullying at the last two I attended. More so than the name calling, spitting and […]

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Mental Health

How Do You Do It?

**this post contains lots of hyperlinks to previous posts of mine. Please do check them out if you’re curious…  Since announcing that I’ve completed the first draft of my book I have been inundated with questions along the lines of ‘how do you fit it all in?’ With three kids aged between 6 months and […]

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Being Beautiful On The Inside

Regardless of my exterior looks, for me to feel beautiful I have to be kind to my body. First and foremost eating a clean diet of good quality natural food. In addition I take probiotic supplements to aid the production of beneficial gut flora and kill the bad stuff. I also take fermented cod liver […]

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Reflection

I’ve written before about our eldest being a rather challenging child. Food intolerances, poor sleeping and unpleasant behaviour have ruled our lives for the best part of two and a half years now. We’ve had some pretty desperate times, a particularly bad phase being when I posted this in September. Hubby and I put all […]

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