Postnatal Depression & Anxiety Articles

    • You can change your brain to live without stress, depression and anxiety

      The closest predictor of future behaviour is to look at past behaviour. If you look back at the history of your immediate family, their choices and their approach to life, it is highly likely that you have adopted a similar mindset and will make decisions based on this mindset. Which means you are likely to experience similar patterns of doing life that you witnessed in your relatives....

    • How to be a happy parent

      Controlling your child's behaviour seems to be a common approach to prevent parental stress - How to get your child to sleep, how to avoid tantrums, handling attitude, getting your child to co-operate and do as you say.

    • Challenging your ‘I am such a failure’ thinking

      Have you ever stopped to think about how logical those little voices are in your head that continue to haunt you, telling you how bad, useless, stupid you are, or trying to tell you how much you have failed....again.

    • Why a hormonal imbalance is not the end of your PND story

      ‘A chemical imbalance in the brain’ or ‘hormonal imbalance’ is what is largely publicised as being the cause of depression. But how did this ‘imbalance’ become present? Why, all of a sudden, has your brain become unbalanced? Is it the events in your life? Is it because your brain is broken or is malfunctioning?

    • Why you’ll never be a perfect parent

      I understand that the little bundles of joy we bring home from the hospital are the sunshine of our lives. There are no words to describe how precious our children are to us and we want to be the best parents possible so they can live happy, healthy, and successful lives.

    • The Seven Stages of Postnatal Depression

      Hi all, Jackie Hall here. Today I wanted to personally talk a bit about postnatal depression, for this was what I was experiencing before I began training myself to think differently and before Real Mumma came along to help me through it. The hardest part of anything we feel completely consumed by, is knowing where the best place to start is.