November – The Happiness Challenge

So, October has been and gone and November is upon us already!  It's beginning to look a lot like....Chr....nearly! October Challenge So last month's challenge was #blogtober - posting a blog post every day during the month of October and I failed dramatically!  Unfortunately I was still recovering from being unwell which had taken it's … Continue reading November – The Happiness Challenge

Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques

Anxiety is the feeling of unease, worry or fear.  Everyone experiences anxiety during their lives - you may worry about taking an exam for example.  But there are peopl who experience these symptoms daily and struggle to control them.  Anxiety can take over a person's life and be a constant struggle. Anxiety is common in … Continue reading Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques

#SMSelfLoveClub – Week 4

Huge apologies that it's up late (especially to Stephie at Colitis To Ostomy) who has been nagging me to get this up so she can carry on participating! Had another busy one with hospital appointments of my own, hospital visits to Ste and my first assignment for university due in but now have a little … Continue reading #SMSelfLoveClub – Week 4

#SMSelfLoveClub

So here at The Spoonie Mummy, November is going to be all about self love.  Finding some time for you, learning to appreciate what you do and who you are, looking after your needs and building some self confidence. My mental health hasn't been great recently and I have noticed that I often put others … Continue reading #SMSelfLoveClub

26 Questions To Help You Know Yourself Better

If you follow my blog you will know that I have had a rather tough few months.  This in turn has triggered my anxiety and depression off and I have had a few ups and downs with my mental health.  Stephie over at Colitis To Ostomy has been an amazing support during this entire time, … Continue reading 26 Questions To Help You Know Yourself Better

Bucket List

My mental health has definitely taken a downward turn the last couple of weeks. I've been struggling with fatigue and insomnia (not the best combination), sore joints and lots of personal things. Recognising you are in a downward spiral can be helpful but it's not necessarily as easy as that to start feeling better. I … Continue reading Bucket List

‘Good To Talk’

Today is the World Health Organisation's World Health Day 2017. The focus for this year's World Health Day is depression. The WHO are running a year long campaign to raise awareness of depression and promote the slogan 'good to talk'. Close to 10% of the world's population suffer with depression or anxiety. It's an illness … Continue reading ‘Good To Talk’