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For so long I valued everyone else over me finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood self love

We hear the term thrown around everywhere nowadays, self care. We are seeking it, wanting more of it or even a small part of it to come into our lives. The biggest struggle is knowing the importance but not being able to make it a priority. Worse still – we don’t understand the...

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Mumma, do you really see how perfect you are? finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood self love

I’m not asking you to tell me the stuff you feel shame for, guilty over or embarrassed about. But I am asking you to be honest with yourself.

I don’t need you to see my perfect Instagram life or that life is all roses on my side of the fence. But I am asking you to see past all this...
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Your self limiting beliefs are feeding your stress cycle finding yourself mindfulness real motherhood self love

If you're anything like me, I know you have trouble managing, coping and understanding your stress. Stress and raising kids unfortunately go hand in hand. But what if I said there was deeper reason that was feeding your stress? Deeper causes that make that stress cycle even harder to break free...

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Your weight does not equate to your worth finding yourself get inspired mental wellness self love

Do you feel like you’re beautiful just as you are?

Do you feel like your weight and physical attributes determine your worth?
 
I know you’d hate to admit it, but I’d say you’re like me… and the rest of us. No we don’t feel beautiful just as we are and...
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Letting go of the past to support your future finding yourself get inspired mental wellness mindfulness

We’ve all been there, stuck in our own heads. Re-living the conversation, the incident, that moment we can’t seem to let go of. The hurt is what holds it within us, but it is ourselves that help it remain there, holding fort and letting it make a cosy home within our hearts.

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Behind the tears: what depression and anxiety really feels like finding yourself get inspired mental wellness real motherhood self love

For the biggest percentage of my life as a mum I have suffered with Depression and Anxiety. During my second pregnancy it started showing us signs we didn’t recognise until it was a full blown crisis. That may sound dramatic, but for anyone who has had this experience rattle through their...

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Dear Stay at Home Mum finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood self love

Dear Stay at Home Mum

 

I hear your prayers at night, the ones you say sweetly and quickly under your breath at the days end. Exhausted, broken, feeling like a shell of yourself but holding a heart full of memories. The prayers are the ones you feel you dare not say. That maybe wanting for...

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A new promise to myself finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood self love

Once upon a time I thought I had my fair share of problems. Young and frivolous embracing my twenties, these problems seemed like the world to me. But right now… I wonder what agreement I signed up for. Now I wonder how I traded myself for this lost woman and these problems that seem so...

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No one told me I would lose myself in being mum finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood

I guess no one really told me what it’s like to lose yourself. That when it happens you may not even notice until it’s too late. And even then you’re unsure how to come back. Or you feel guilty you’re even thinking that you’ve lost something when you have already...

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No one wants to talk about the rage finding yourself mental wellness real motherhood

No one wants to talk about the rage. It feels shameful. We don’t understand it. But I’m here to finally say it… I feel rage.

Now rage may seem like a strong word and for many years I have battled within myself about how this element of my personality has been brought to the...
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I was starting to get fed up with women… but now my faith has been restored finding yourself get inspired real motherhood

Yesterday something incredible happened. The world was forced to stop and look while women stood their ground. Millions of people worldwide, a large contingency of them women, stood tall for what they believe in. And we all noticed. I like many, had goosebumps of inspiration seeing the images,...

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5 steps to finding the holy grail of parenting - balance finding yourself get inspired real motherhood self love

Mothers are the queens of juggling, a circus superstar who can keep all the balls in the air at once… just hoping when they all come back down she catches at least one of them. There isn’t a doubt in my mind I make a pretty argument for being pretty darn good at this job (most days)....

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