This is a time where hormonally and emotionally you may be feeling a lot, including happiness, overwhelm, sadness, tearfulness, increased worry, joy, anger, and loss of self to name a few.
In life, you may find yourself wearing many hats or trying to juggle lots of things at once. Think for a minute about all that you do in a day. How many different roles are you filling? While it may be easy to identify the roles you have in terms of family, friendships, or work, it’s likely you are filling many more roles than you acknowledge or realize.
Postpartum anxiety can occur for a number of reasons and is very common. The difference between worrying about your baby and clinical postpartum anxiety is the severity of symptoms.
Are new year’s resolutions worth setting? They can be. As long as there is intention, meaning, and thought put into those goals that include action steps to help you get there. However, if you’re not someone who feels this is helpful or motivating for you, it’s okay to not identify any resolutions for the new year and carry on as usual.
Are you someone who, like many, struggles with feeling anxious? If so, you are not alone. Feeling anxious is a natural human emotion that we all encounter at times. This feeling is not bad and, in fact, can help us think, plan, act, and do things to help ourselves in several positive ways.
Not everyone in our family system may be supportive, respectful of our differences, or good at maintaining health boundaries. We understand how challenging this can make spending time with you, especially with the pressure of the holidays. Here are several tips to help you navigate these unhealthy or even toxic family dynamics and still enjoy yourself this holiday season.
Once babies are born, the body goes through an incredible transformation again, as it adapts to no longer carrying your baby. For many of us women, the body changes after birth can be unexpected and difficult to love at times. Accepting our postpartum bodies does not come easy for most.