Mental Resilience — we’re not designed to bounce back
Who here hasn’t considered how resilient they’ve been over the past year? Resilience was a buzzword in corporate and freelance circles before Covid-19 — over the past year it’s been applied to all from kids to those in care homes.
But how would you feel if I told you that most of what you’ve been told about resilience was false.
Let me share a truth with you -resilience is not bouncing back.
I know what you’re thinking, you’re thinking what is it then?
We’ve been trained to think that if we’re…
Rosie is our second, much wanted, daughter. She just happens to have a bonus chromosome.
This is my story of the pregnancy and birth, and a tale of how a diagnosis is just one part of my daughter.
Having had quite a few miscarriages, a ‘normal’ 12 week scan was a huge milestone. My husband and I weren’t all that concerned when the screening results for Downs Syndrome came back as 1 in 120 — I was still pregnant, that was all that mattered.
Pete and I had discussed in advance what we would do if we had a baby…