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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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Living in the generation of comparison... and how to break free mental wellness real motherhood self-worth

We all compare, every single one of us.

We compare ourselves to our old self, the one that had bounds of energy pre-kids, the body we would give anything to have again, the inspiration and motivation we had for life, the success and importance we used to have or the fun and carefree relationship...
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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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Inside the mind of a stay at home mum mental wellness real motherhood self love

I am a stay at home mum. A blessing, a privilege and a nightmare. From the outside our world seems simple, lavish even. Coffee with girlfriends, free time to bake and create food masterpieces, an immaculate home and no stress because I don’t have a boss to answer to. But the reality...

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The biggest of consequence of ignoring self care get inspired 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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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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What we really mean by #fedisbest get inspired real motherhood

What we need is difference. And acknowledgement of that difference. But what the world needs most is acceptance. Acceptance that my journey as a mother may be different to yours and that even my own journeys for each child can be different too. 

The #fedisbest is going viral. I love...

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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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