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When ‘being there fully’ isn’t possible physically or mentally

Image by Anilorak Photography There are places in your heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child but that doesn’t mean it’s always an easy ride. Last week, I came across my…

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Kindness is not weakness – Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

It’s mental health awareness week with the theme being kindness.  Like cream cheese frosting on carrot cake, you can never have too much kindness.  We need to spread it on thick. Being kind is an…

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Conversations with my psychiatrist – Jojo Fraser UNCUT

Image fromBeautiful Bairns Photography  Having been working hard to break the stigma of mental health since 2014, I would be an absolute fraud if I didn’t speak openly about my own recent experience.  I care…

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2020 – One day at a time

There is no doubt that for many, 2020 has been a monster of a year so far.  I was chatting to a great friend on the phone earlier and he reminded me that it’s important…

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Recovery from mental illness – don’t be so hard on yourself

Don’t be so hard on yourself. Lots of people offered me this lovely advice earlier this week after a post I put out on Instagram to smash the stigma of mental illness, where I dubbed…

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