Socially awkward introverts: how to get over social anxiety this “party season”

I'm currently reading I'm Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: An Introvert's Year of Living Dangerously, which has made me laugh out loud and nod in hearty agreement lots, and I'm only a couple of chapters in. All of my adult life, I have been a shy introvert: or a Shintrovert, as Jessica … Continue reading Socially awkward introverts: how to get over social anxiety this “party season”

I feel “not good enough” compared to mums on social media. Can I change my mindset?

Social media is a wonderful tool. It has connected us in such amazing ways to information and support in the postnatal days, weeks, months and years, to help us feel like we're not alone, and to offer us 3am guidance when we're not sure if our baby's poo is the right colour or for solidarity … Continue reading I feel “not good enough” compared to mums on social media. Can I change my mindset?

How a self care toolkit can help us become happier and healthier

Before having children, I didn't realise how many 'pillars' I had to help keep my mental and physical health ticking along nicely. I had, I now realise, artfully curated a wellness toolkit without actually realising that that's what it was. I taught Pilates and was a freelance writer and editor. I made sure that work … Continue reading How a self care toolkit can help us become happier and healthier