Tag: mental health

8 Ways to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month in May

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May is Mental Health Awareness month. While I believe we should celebrate it EVERY month, this month is special because it raises awareness to...

Mental Health and Motherhood: Postpartum Depression

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The mental burden for moms is heavy. We worry about our kids, we worry we aren't doing enough as moms, we worry about our...

Substance Abuse: Mental Health + Motherhood

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Des Moines Mom wants to create a safe space for ongoing conversations about mental health. That is why we created this series, Mental Health...

Managing Your Mental Health and Social Media

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If you’re reading this, most likely you are on some device- a cell phone, computer, or tablet. AND you probably came across this post...

“Normal” Childhood Developmental Behaviors

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Des Moines Mom wants to create a safe space for ongoing conversations about mental health. In the past couple of years, it is a...

Mental Health and Motherhood: Mental Health Mondays

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The mental burden for moms is heavy. We worry about our kids, we worry we aren't doing enough as moms, we worry about our...

The Mental Side of COVID-19

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Our minds are funny things. When we have a chance to win a fabulous trip, we think, “There’s NO way I’ll win.” But, if...

Collective Trauma of COVID (yes, it’s a trauma!)

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How is everyone holding up? In March I wrote a post about taking care of your mental health in the times of COVID-19. It's...

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

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Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum depression are common.  UnityPoint Health helps us to recognize them and when to get help. What You Won’t...

Mental Health Struggles : My Journey Through Imperfection

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Depression. Anxiety. PTSD. Eating Disorder. Suicide. I am a survivor, and I am here to share my story with you. It is a dark...