• Mental Health Talk

    Podcasts for Expecting Mamas

    The month of January for me has been all about being in a mindset of positivity. I’ve been working on incorporating affirmations into my daily routine and try to take time for myself on the days I need some extra TLC. Because of this, I’ve been trying to find other ways to involve even more support into my life. So I’ve been looking into trying to find some podcasts that relate to what I’m going through. I keep saying that pregnancy is so weird – it’s really not what you expect. My biggest mission – especially with Growing & Glowing – is to find other mamas all around the word…

  • Mental Health Talk

    35 Pregnancy Affirmations For Positivity Seeking Mamas

    After talking about my experience with Season Affective Disorder in Mama, Take A Moment for Yourself , I began to think of ways for myself that I can help ease my depression and anxiety. I started to remember when I used to use positive affirmations every morning and how such a simple thing helped me in such a big way. In thinking about this, I decided I wanted to share some pregnancy affirmations for all the mamas that feel like something is wrong in their pregnancy mentality, bodies, and every day pregnant life. First Trimester Affirmations My body is happy, healthy, and pregnant. I will be a great mother. I…

  • Mental Health Talk

    Mama, Take A Moment for Yourself

    The holidays kind of bug me a lot. Between the commercialization of it, the need to please others, the weather changing, and serotonin levels dropping, it’s easy for me to get stuck in a rut during the Winter time. The truth is, I suffer through this part of life called Seasonal Affective Disorder. Every year I try to raise awareness on this true mental illness and shine light to what it actually is and this year is no exception. Being pregnant has drastically changed my hormones and has really made a lot of things worse in the aspect of keeping my mental state worse. So here is a short reminder:…