So, what is Low Self-Esteem? Part I: Self-Criticism

Low self-esteem is something we experience as humans and it affects a lot of us. Every one of us will have low self-esteem at one point in our lives and it is especially common in adolescence. Many of us are able to overcome this by ourselves where others of us find that what started as … Continue reading So, what is Low Self-Esteem? Part I: Self-Criticism

So, what is Postpartum Psychosis?

It's Mental Health Monday and this week I wanted to shed light on a condition that is often overlooked - Postpartum Psychosis. This condition is known as a psychiatric emergency and guidelines suggest that it is reported and responded to within 4 hours of its presentation. It affects 1-2 women in 1000 and often comes … Continue reading So, what is Postpartum Psychosis?

Stress Awareness Week: My Best Strategies for Managing Stress

Happy Mental Health Monday! Today is the first day of Stress Awareness Week so I thought I would share what works for me when I'm stressed. Spoiler alert: these tips don't break the bank and don't take too much time up. 1. ExerciseYou will hear this one over and over again. If you're depressed, you … Continue reading Stress Awareness Week: My Best Strategies for Managing Stress

Preptober: 5 Ways to Master Timescales and Temptations

Each of us will have our own way of doing National Novel Writing Month, and it is all about finding the best way that suits your style and your schedule. As NaNoWriMo takes place over 30 days with the aim of 50,000 words, the most common method is trying to write 1667 words a day … Continue reading Preptober: 5 Ways to Master Timescales and Temptations