Posts Tagged ‘ptsd’

Active Every Day Challenge

To celebrate Hugo’s fourth birthday; my little boy’s life; and to commemorate surviving the past four years I am doing a daily activity challenge. Hugo’s birthday (20 February) is also the fourth anniversary of the day I nearly died but didn’t.  I nearly died of multiple organ failure caused by HELLP syndrome, the rare pregnancy complication […] Read more…

#MindNBody – A Holistic Approach to Perinatal Mental Health

Last week I was proud to help launch the new #MatExp campaign: #MindNBody. I was proud to stand at the London Perinatal Mental Health Conference at the Royal College of Psychiatrists with dear friends, fellow empty-armed mother Catherine MacLennan and consultant obstetrician Florence Wilcock to talk about why this project is so important. The campaign […] Read more…

Setting Intentions for 2018

Ah, New Year – that time when we look ahead to the new calendar and wonder what the next 12 months will bring. We make commitments to ourselves in the form of resolutions with the best of intentions – some realistic, some less so. I don’t believe in resolutions, preferring instead to set intentions. What’s […] Read more…

Looking Back at 2017: How Was it for Me?

With just a few days left of 2017 it’s a good time to reflect on the year…how has it gone, and what I have achieved? My word for 2017 was ‘Illuminate’ – I chose it because it is full of life, light, hope. It is also about enlightenment: knowledge, learning, connections, and empowerment. You can […] Read more…

Christmas Day ParkRun

This year’s Christmas demons were banished by running my very first ParkRun! So, what on earth possessed me to get out of my nice warm bed early on Christmas morning? The prospect of being proud of myself, having achieved something…and taking positive action to be in control of my day, my feelings, not feel sorry […] Read more…

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