Real Life Stories on Mental Health
One of the feeding tubes to our anxiety is the constant fear of something bad happening.
This tube steals so much from us.
It steals time.
It steals energy.
It steals our ability to be in the present moment…
Self Doubt – The Silent killer of Authenticity & Adventure. “Did I send the right text message”, “Oh my gosh! What’s wrong with me?”, “Why can’t I do this?” , “I always stuff up”, “I’m just a bloody shit show”. Does that ring a bell? Feel like you’re not good enough, I’ll fail, should of, could of…
If you know me, you know that I love a good deep chat right? So grab ya scuba gear legend because we’re going DEEP on this one..You name it, I’ve gone inward and I’ve gone outward to resolve anxiety. I’ve checked all the cupboards, probably the same ones you have and yeah I’ve found some hidden nuggets on the way but…
It’s hard to truly know the signs and symptoms of postnatal depression when you’re IN the thick of it. You don’t know what’s “normal” or what’s not. I get vulnerable and share my journey. I feel, in order to heal post natal depression and anxiety, we need to share more REAL LIFE stories. We need to share our truths!
Battling post natal anxiety can look very different for everybody. Did ‘feeling judged’ ever trigger your anxiety? It’s really bloody hard and scary at the thought of getting honest with yourself, especially when your mind feels so messed up trying to deal with this new “motherhood” thing.