5 ways to support your mental health during a break-up

The 10th of October is World Mental Health Day.  This year, the campaign in Australia invites people to make (and share) a mental health promise.  Inspired by one of the many prompts shared in the campaign, my mental health promise is to share ideas about mental well-being.  With that in mind, here are a few ideas of how to support your mental health during a separation.

Author Interview - Kimberly King on her book "When your parents Divorce"

Finding the "right" way to talk to your kids about separation and divorce is a common worry for parents.  Books are a great tool to open up conversations about hard topics.  "When your parents divorce" by Kimberly King is a perfect example of a book which helps kids understand a little more about what is going on and also encourages them to express their feelings. 

5 ways to practice gratitude during a break-up

Practising gratitude helps in lots of ways.  It helps you to focusing on what you do have.  It helps you see the positives in your day and life.  It helps you feel better.  It’s proven.  On some particularly trying days it might just be feeling grateful to have the day over.  Other days it might be a something funny one of your kids said or a barista who made you a particularly good coffee.  It can be anything.  Anything, big or small which you feel grateful for.