Partner Post: Self-Medicating When Depressed, And Why It’s A Bad Idea

Pixabay We have all had experiences with depression, whether minor or major. And we've all had our own methods of coping with it. One of the most common ones is self-medicating, and this can be through many different methods, from alcohol, to food. But self-medicating starts off a very dangerous cycle, one that it can be very difficult to break out of. So, when does it get out of hand? Going … [Read more...]

Yes, There is Hope

1 Peter 1:6–8 (NRSV), In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith—being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you … [Read more...]

Postpartum Care While Grieving

Disclaimer: I am not a medical, psychological or psychiatric professional. This post contains advice from my personal experience. Every case of PPD, Postpartum Anxiety, and in extreme cases, Postpartum Psychosis is unique to that individual. If you are suffering from any of these illnesses, please seek professional help immediately. If you feel like you will harm yourself or your baby, please seek … [Read more...]