Month: May 2022

Postpartum Depression Depression

When Baby Blues Become Postpartum Depression

Reading Time: 5 minutes There’s a common myth that childbirth, while painful, is a magical, transformative experience full of bliss and female power. And there’s truth to that. Having a baby can be one of the happiest and most meaningful times of a person’s life. But what happens when that’s not your reality? You might be feeling just the opposite: sad, hopeless, and inadequate. You wonder if you have…

May 6, 2022

Separation anxiety in adults Anxiety

Beyond a Childhood Disorder: Separation Anxiety in Adults

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nearly everyone gets a taste of separation anxiety during their life. As an infant or toddler, it’s a healthy part of our development to feel upset and concerned when we’re separated from our parents or primary caregivers. Most children start to outgrow this separation anxiety around the age of three, though for some, it grows in intensity or shows up later in their lives and…

May 5, 2022

Mom Burnout Parenting

8 Ways to Avoid Burnout as a Working Mom

Reading Time: 6 minutes Being a mom is already hard, but the coronavirus pandemic has made it even more difficult. As mothers are often responsible for childcare and running the household, working at the same time can simply become overwhelming. Reports suggest that working moms are more likely to feel exhausted or have burnout experiences, as they try to balance career and being a mother and a wife or…

May 4, 2022

Ways to Build Your Mental Wellness Wellness

8 Proven Ways to Build Your Mental Wellness

Reading Time: 7 minutes Mental health is essential to our overall health and quality of life. It affects how we feel, think, behave, make choices, form relationships, cope with stress, overcome challenges, and recover from hardships. It’s important at every stage of life. We often think about good mental health in terms of the absence of mental health problems, but in fact, it’s about wellness rather than illness. Being…

May 3, 2022