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April 14, 2018

This was me around 20 years ago. I was about 24. I was having another go at modelling after doing quite a bit when I was a kid. A photographer who was well- known at the time suggested I could crack the European market. Pretty flattering, right?  He then went on to say...

March 17, 2018

In our last article, we met four different women who all had post-natal depression (PND). Their family situations, symptoms, coping mechanisms and behaviours during that time all differed. Luckily for all these women and their families, they sought help.

Here are their...

March 12, 2018

Symptoms of Postnatal Depression

Postnatal Depression (PND) can develop during pregnancy, immediately after birth or even a year after giving birth. Although there are some risk factors that increase your chances of developing PND, PND does not discriminate and, unlikel...

January 24, 2018

When I suffered a bout of depression, I felt blindsided. It came out of the blue. I had battled weeks of untreated anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and racing thoughts, all of which were incredibly debilitating, but depression was all consuming.

If you have been fortuna...

January 22, 2018

For the first two years after my brother died, I kept so busy, I barely had time to think, let alone process emotions. I was mum to a little girl and running a fashion boutique when I doubled my massive workload by opening another store for kids. Crazy I know, but at l...

November 27, 2017

Its devastating when you find out someone you love and care about has been diagnosed with cancer. We all know someone who has had cancer or has died from cancer, its considered an ageing disease but cancer does not discriminate and can affect all of us at any age. Alth...