I’ve been getting in my own way for years now. Today I had a wake up call . . .
I’m doing my best to make sure my boys grow up with their own personalised toolboxes, full of strategies on how to deal with feelings and manage life when it gets tough . . . so that they’ll have a range of tools to use as they navigate teenage life and adulthood. Here’s how I’m doing it …
I had no idea how my body worked before reading WomanCode. This book taught me more in one weekend than I’ve learnt in my whole life. With this knowledge I’ve changed from ‘suffering’ through periods to enjoying the newfound energy from them.
If only sleep could ‘fix’ depression. How awesome would that be? But when you’re a mum, you can’t sleep the days away. You have little people relying on you to function . . . even at a very basic level. Here’s some strategies to help get you out of bed in the morning!
I need to show my boys that their feelings aren’t weaknesses, it’s okay to cry and it’s okay to not feel good or happy all the time. If that’s all I achieved as a mum, I’d feel pretty bloody happy with myself.