Mental health and sleep deprivation

A friend of mine mentioned my writing a few days ago. She said how helpful it must be having writing as my outlet. She’s right, it’s an incredibly helpful outlet for me, which got me thinking about how I haven’t written for nearly a week. The truth is I’ve been having a bit of aContinue reading “Mental health and sleep deprivation”

Why can’t we talk about childbirth…?

This is something that I never thought about before I had my daughter. I know that when I first started going to my pregnancy check ups I felt pretty embarrassed talking about/showing my body, handing over pee samples all the time to various doctors (things that by the end of the 9 months mostly didn’tContinue reading “Why can’t we talk about childbirth…?”

The art of rumination

Rumination is a weird thing. There is an art to rumination, balancing it in a way that’s constructive rather than just damaging for oneself. Trust me, I’m a pro.  According to Collins online dictionary to ruminate on something is to ‘think about it very carefully’.  I’m sure everyone has done it at some point or another. IContinue reading “The art of rumination”