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The reason I have decided to write this now and not last year or next year, is because I feel strong emotionally and mentally now – and I credit this to being sober. // Post natal depression followed along with trying 4 to 5 different types of antidepressants to see which “worked” best, I decided in the fog of being a new-antidepressant-taking-mom with racing hormones, that it might be an even better idea if I drink alcohol to self-medicate.

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HOW TO APPROACH THE HOLIDAYS IF YOU'RE FEELING MENTALLY A BIT UNWELL This quick little blog is bitten off The School of Life's youtube channel. I wish I wrote it. I didn't but it's very much most definitely worth sharing ~ ~ Christmas is a great time, full of crisps, borderline diabetes and of course, the celebration of the birth of the baby Shane McGowan. It's also a time of remembering and suffering, so while your shoes may be comfortable right now, maybe it's important to remember some other people's shoes may not be so comfortable. If your brain is...

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Did you know people suffering from a mental illness are more likely to post on social media? According to a US Study that The Guardian shared, posting large numbers of pictures on social media could be a sign of depression. The study also finds these posts are more likely to contain the users face and contain the colour blue. This isn't a blog slating amigos with egos that are fishing for likes on social media. This is a blog to make some people aware that the rose-tinted filters they apply to other peoples...

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