Renee is a blogger, entrepreneur and wellness advocate. After ‘coming out the other side’ of her depression a few years ago, she decided she needed to share not only her story but also the natural tools she used to ‘get through’.
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Transitioning to a new crazy pill

A few weeks ago I had to go to my GP for a mental health checkup. She asked how things have been . . . with my depression. And I can't lie. "Not that great to be honest. I've had quite a few down days which makes


Breathing Techniques for Anxiety & Depression

I sigh . . . A LOT! My Silver Fox is always asking, "What's that big sigh for?" And when I was at the doctors recently, for a crazy pill checkup, my doctor noticed my sighing. I had been having dizzy spells and feeling faint when


What My Cat Taught Me About Myself

I know, I know . . . what crazy shit am I on? Before I get started, I am not some crazy cat lady. Seriously . . . I tell everyone, myself included, that I am NOT a cat person. Perseverance will pay off But three days ago,

depressed mum diary

Diary of a Depressed Mum

I was writing in my journal this morning and decided to look back a few pages. It was really interesting reading what was going through my head a few months ago. And as I was reading, I thought to myself, 'This could really help other


My depression

I've had depression before, when I was about 27, but that time was different. The 'sign' that made me seek professional help was the crying, and I mean sobbing, for no real reason. It felt like I was sad/unhappy when I should've been relatively happy.