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    Mental Health

    Am I a Mentally Ill Mom? – Motherhood and Mental Health

    So yes, that happened. I did indeed publish my first article about Mental Health as a guest post on someone else’s blog. Am I a mentally ill mom? Yes, but let’s briefly talk about how we label ourselves, how society labels us. Putting people in boxes with labels I am a woman, a businesswoman, a saleswoman, an extroverted woman, a crazy woman, lazy woman, dynamic woman, tenacious woman, many versions of a “woman”, in my own eyes and in the eyes of others respectively. I am a daughter, a granddaughter, a mom, a stepmom, a friend, a sister, a wife. And very soon, I’m even going into the grandmother box with…

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    Lifestyle & Travel,  Mental Health

    Life is a game of Monopoly

    Life is a game of Monopoly. (Inspired by Touker Suleyman and Rupert Approves) Life is a game. Yes, you read that right. Life is a game. Some win, some lose, some end up in jail. The only difference between the game of Monopoly and the game of Life is that it’s not only the ones with the most money who wins. Everybody’s definition of success and value is different. READ MORE: The best parenting advice I ever got One can be very, very successful in poverty. Once can raise four kids with the highest set of values with very little money. The problem with the game of life The problem…

  • Mental Health

    Losing my religion – Have I lost my religion?

    Losing my religion WARNING: CONTROVERSIAL, CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTENT. NOT FOR SENSITIVE READERS. Have I lost my religion? I love book reviews, reading reviews from others as well as writing my own. I read a lot, I am a fast reader. Today I wish to kill three birds with one stone and review 3 books in one post in the hopes of giving one mom inspiration for a new book to read, just like I find books to read from other’s reviews. Culture and Religion is right at the top of my Interests List. I do not wish to discuss my own beliefs. What I will say is that I…

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