Postpartum Depression

I briefly discussed dealing with  postpartum depression (PPD)before, but little did I know then that I would have it ten times worse with the birth of my second child. I knew something wasn’t right when I was pregnant, when I was getting agitated over the stupidest things.  It only took one dinner, where I threw a 4-year-old tantrum because my husband cooked the potatoes with garlic and onions, to … Continue reading Postpartum Depression

“Working” through grief – 7 tips

Recently a dear friend of mine passed away.  It has thrown me for a loop because it was unexpected and she was so young.  So how to I process the grief? Many people throw themselves into their work. This only helps to keep the grief at bay.  It does not help to feel the grief and move through it. I found that I could focus … Continue reading “Working” through grief – 7 tips

8 Steps to Help Fight Procrastination

Maintain a positive attitude about life.  Accept the fact that life can be difficult and problems are inevitable.  Your life then will seem easier because you’re less apt to worry or waste energy complaining about how life “should” be. Define the problem.  You can’t solve a problem until you fully understand it and why you might be avoiding it.  Often we exaggerate problems and find … Continue reading 8 Steps to Help Fight Procrastination

Dealing with Post Partum Depression

Post Partum Depression(PPD) affects between 11 and 20 percent of women.  It can be a mild case or a severe case, but usually goes away on its own over time.  PPD is a disorder that occurs after the birth of a child, usually due to hormone imbalances. Some symptoms of PPD are loss of appetite, sadness, feeling worthless, feeling rejected, loss of interest in the … Continue reading Dealing with Post Partum Depression