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Baby Blues or PND… What’s ‘Normal’ & What’s Not

First thing's first - whether it's PND or the Baby Blues, it is all normal. Repeat – it is all normal. What isn't "normal" are new/exacerbated behavioural issues that arise post delivery that last more than two weeks. When the public health nurse called around three days after we got home from the hospital with… Continue reading Baby Blues or PND… What’s ‘Normal’ & What’s Not

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Did World Mental Health Day Get Everybody Talking?

Indeed we Irish are entering the final hours of World Mental Health Day. Hopefully, it's opened up a dialogue amongst the greater public who probably weren't surprised to hear that one in four of us will experience a mental health issue in our lifetime. One if four of us were also sexually abused as children, so… Continue reading Did World Mental Health Day Get Everybody Talking?

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In a Perma-state of FEAR? Put This on Your Fridge.

It's not going to be the answer to all the issues, but it will help. Welcome to the CBT Worry Tree. Yes, it's basic, but it's a start - if you remember to apply it every time you find yourself relentlessly ruminating when you're meant to be sleeping. Sleep is precious - and lack of… Continue reading In a Perma-state of FEAR? Put This on Your Fridge.