Everyone is on a different journey, but no-one need walk it alone.
Lemony Snicket, The Blanc Book
Just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.
What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.
Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg or brain, it’s still an illness there should be no distinction.
My name is Natalie, I am a 30 something year old wife and mum of two children and one cheeky dachshund called Winston.
I am a Mental Health Advocate, Blogger aspiring to change the world of mental health forever.
It was May of 2019 that I decided to set up my website A Work in Progress, to create a blog based primarily on the subject of Mental Health.
Mental Health Blog
Never feel alone on your journey with mental health.
The opinion she didn’t ask for
Welcome back! Last week I uploaded the first of many poems called Pressure… but this poem wasn’t mine it was written by my daughter who is 14 years old, as soon as I read what she had written, I knew instantly it had to be the first, it is incredible, she is...
Welcome back, and welcome to the new home of A Work In Progress! I am so excited to be back and writing again especially in this beautiful new space… it finally feels like me! What do you guys think? I Would love to hear your thoughts? I wanted to start this week’s...
Finding my purpose
Welcome back! The worst times in my life have taught me some of my greatest lessons, these lessons have been what has enabled me to grow and become the person I am truly meant to be, and with that find the people I am supposed to connect with and meet, give me the...
2022 reflection and the start of a new year
Welcome back! At the end of every year, I would always set myself new goals/resolutions for the year ahead and I’m sure like many rarely manage to complete more than one thing on the list. The intention is always there but it just never seems to happen! Going...
Alcohol and anxiety
TRIGGER WARNING!! THIS BLOG CONTAINS INFORMATION AND STORIES THAT REFERS TO AND DESCRIBES IN DETAIL ADDICTION SPECIFICALLY TO ALCOHOL. IF THIS IS SOMETHING THAT YOU FIND TO BE A TRIGGER, PLEASE CLICK OFF THIS POST NOW. Growing up I always felt very awkward, had...
the guilt no -one talks about
Mums got it covered. I have been in a very fortunate position as a mother, in that I have almost always been able to take and pick my children up from school, attend parent’s meetings, sports days and school performances. I understand how extremely lucky I have been,...