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Paperwork and tick boxes: my experience of CBT

So I think in my last post mental health related I spoke about getting some help, resigning myself to a multi pronged attack, to fend off some of my depressional (inventing words šŸ‘šŸ¼) cloud. Iā€™m 6 months in, doing the NHS talking therapies online CBT course; and what do I think of it? I think… Continue reading Paperwork and tick boxes: my experience of CBT

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Mummy Guilt…growing up with a depressed parent.

It’s not something I’ve noticed before. I guess I wouldn’t really. How is my mental health affecting my child? I’m much more of a bury my head in the sand type of person. But something clicked the other day. I noticed that my 2 year old terror child constantly asks people “are you happy today?”.… Continue reading Mummy Guilt…growing up with a depressed parent.

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What happens when you have 2 months to plan a wedding šŸ™ˆ

Firstly let me just say I’m not a fan of a ‘how to…’ blog post. So, if you are as crazy as me and have decided to get married in 2 months time you aren’t going to find a step by step guide here! You see, my wedding hasn’t progressed off my Pinterest board. Does… Continue reading What happens when you have 2 months to plan a wedding šŸ™ˆ

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When anxiety and depression (x3) went on holiday.

What’s unusual about three young ladies going abroad for a mini break? Nothing right? That’s what small groups of friends do, leave the country and have fun? Right? Well, two friends and myself decided to book a little get away before Christmas. We deserved a treat. After all the three of us have had absolutely… Continue reading When anxiety and depression (x3) went on holiday.