Category: mental health

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2020 – THE IMPORTANCE OF KINDNESS

Hi and welcome back to Mental Health Monday with me, The Spoonie Mummy. Today I thought it was only right to acknowledge the start of Mental Health Awareness Week which starts today in collaboration with the Mental Health Foundation. The theme of the week…

MENTAL HEALTH INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS I RECOMMEND

Good morning and welcome back to Mental Health Monday with The Spoonie Mummy. If you follow me on social media you will know that last week I managed to break my ankle in two places and am now in a cast. I am also,…

Why Do I Feel So Much More Tired When I am Doing Less In Lockdown?

Good afternoon and welcome back to this week’s Mental Health Monday post. This week I am covering something which I feel is very relevant to what many are experiencing in lockdown at the moment, but is also something people with chronic illness experience on…

Let’s Talk About… Intrusive Thoughts

Trigger warning – mental health, post-partum, anxiety, stress, intrusive thoughts, harm thoughts Welcome to the second Mental Health Monday post and thank you for all the feedback from last week! I decided to write this post a few weeks ago following a conversation with…

Giving Ourselves Permission to Feel our Feelings

Welcome to the first Mental Health Monday post. As you all know, I am currently doing my degree in psychology and aim to become a psychotherapist working in particular, with people diagnosed with chronic illnesses. I really want to start helping people with my…