Posts Tagged: postpartum depression and anxiety

We’re In This Together project reaches out to new mothers

Everyone needs encouragement sometimes, especially new mothers. Pacific Post Partum Support Society, in conjunction with the Good Mother Project, is pleased to announce We’re In This Together, an uplifting photography project which asks mothers to share their wisdom and the words that they wish they could speak to their former selves when in the midst… Read more »

Keeping the light despite Seasonal Affective Disorder

People in the Lower Mainland are soaking up the sun this summer, but those with Seasonal Affective Disorder are already dreading the winter months. Once the longest day of the year has passed in June, those suffering from SAD keep watch as the night comes earlier and earlier. It isn’t something most of us consider… Read more »

Vacationing with postpartum depression

It’s definitely not the travel companion you want. It drains your energy, gets in the way, and makes you miserable. But still, it happens – some of us are bringing postpartum depression and anxiety on our family vacation. It’s not like we have a choice. Depression and anxiety do not know how to take the… Read more »

When Small Acts of Self-Care Aren’t Enough

This is the second piece in our August Self-Care Series. Those moving through the process of resolving postpartum depression and anxiety are often reminded to focus on small acts of self-care. This might mean drinking tea while it’s still hot, taking a 15 minute walk after dinner, or making sure you have time to brush… Read more »