Motherhood, Identity and Mental Health

Mental health When we discuss mental health and motherhood, the conversation often veers (as it should) to postpartum depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns. There are studies and amazing supports for these conditions and I hope all mothers who are thinking that it’s a bit more than “baby blues” or “first baby anxiety” seek out these resources and access them. Go see your doctor. Talk to your partner. Accept…

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Being Real

Grief My last blog post was two months ago. Two. This is not to say I don't have three half-written blogs on my hard drive. I do. And a running list of ideas that I'm excited and eager to share with you. My brain is constantly spinning with all the ways I want to help and educate people. But I've been stuck. We talk a lot in therapy about grieving.…

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GUEST BLOG: Eat These Mood Boosting Foods
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GUEST BLOG: Eat These Mood Boosting Foods

Need a Mood Boost? Eat These Mood Boosting Foods by Diane Falcone, CHC No question that what you eat can affect how you feel, right? Mental health and brain health are complex. So are the foods we eat, and the ways our bodies interact with those foods.  While, we don't know the exact mechanisms how food and nutrition help, we know a few ways food impacts our moods. Let's talk…

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