Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety & Depression


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My relationship with my 16 year old son, has turned horrible. He has cut himself off from me and his two younger brothers, and only cares about his girlfriend whom is extremely toxic for him. He left for an hour or so after school on Friday to go visit his girlfriend and family and came back an...
Anonymous
Today is “are you okay day” I did a round of phone calls and a few drop ins on the ones I know need it, but, I do this regularly, I grew up with a sister who tried to commit suicide numerous amounts of times so it’s just what I do. (Sister is doing really well now) along side being that person...
Anonymous
Hey mums, ladies, friends etc. I don't know where to start really. I feel such a deep sadness in my heart and my brain is exhausted. I have worked in community services for 11 years, working directly with loved ones, caring for them through the beginning, middle and end of life stages. I've been...

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This is written by a fellow Imperfect Mum who wishes to remain anonymous. Did you know, There is 6 deaths by suicide every single day in Australia? That is one every four hours. According to the most recent data, it shows more people die from suicide then Skin Cancer in Australia. I could of been one of those deaths. I came very close to becoming a statistic. My name is not important. But my...
Depression is something that will be with me forever. It may not be ‘active’ if you like, but it will be something that I will have to be mindful of. Just recently I found myself slipping back into depression , depression comes in the form of being ‘pushed down’ and a dark cloud comes over. It’s like it just appears out of t he blue. It’s very hard to see clearly and to lift the feeling of...
Besides the practical changes in my life I allowed myself plenty of time to slowly cut out the antidepressants and made sure there were no external stresses in my life.
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