It's Mental Health Awareness week and this is a major factor that has featured in my own personal Confident Mum Project. Having been in a dark place for a number of years as a new mum, I sat down and thought about all the things I've STOPPED doing that have made a difference in my [...]
veryone says 'make time for you!' 'Put yourself first' but sometimes it's impossible to see HOW the heck you can do this when you don't actually have anyone to look after the kids for an hour or so. Nobody is offering. Nobody is coming to rescue you.
It had been a LOOONNNNNNGGGG time since I had felt the total freedom to just sit, breathe and be by myself. The feeling was really quite overwhelming, as I sat on the beach watching the sun set over Dubai's city skyline.