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5 ways to cope with overstimulation

I’m writing this as my husband is attempting to get our kids ready for the park so I can catch a break. It’s possible to love being home with your kids during the holidays and yet feel and utterly overstimulated, and a bit like we’re back in lockdown. I read some statistic the other day […]

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I’m Erin.
Clinical Psychologist, Author, Business Mentor, Course Creator, Educator, Supervisor, Podcaster, Mum (to tiny humans, dogs & chicken divas). Slight Overachiever. 
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First up If you prefer to listen or watch, I’ve chatted about this topic on the podcast and YouTube channel. It’s been over 18 months since I quit social media. I’ve been reflecting on where I think social media use fits within discussions about perinatal mental health.  There’s a phrase that’s used in trauma therapy sometimes – “don’t ask […]

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I recently engaged the services of a lawyer (sorry to incite terror so early on, but it will dissipate soon, I promise!). Much to my surprise and delight it was actually kind of fun. My upcoming book, social media detox for mums is pretty heavy on pop culture references. Everything from Baby Shark, Patti Smith, […]

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Forgive me for being a bit behind the 8 ball, but I’ve only just realized that Bennifer aka Ben Affleck and Jlo are together again. It took me down memory lane back to when they got together the first time. I told my husband they were back together and I was actually impressed that he […]

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Six months since quitting social media: insights Can you believe it’s 6 months since I quit social media? Here’s a few quick insights and an update on what I’m up to. Ant to listen instead? You can do that HERE  Overall, most people have been intrigued and inspired by my decision to quit. I’ve gained […]

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When you think you don’t know what you’re doing (with your business, with your kids or anything else) I want you to remember “Who Jackie?” If you’re not familiar this phrase, allow me to indoctrinate you into one of my favourite pop culture references. Prefer to listen? Episode 09 of my new Mum As You Are podcast […]

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So I’m done with social media. Whether it’s for now or forever, I don’t know, but here’s what I’ve learned:A quick recap – I decided to ‘detox’ from social media for 8 weeks. Starting on International Women’s Day, through to Mother’s Day. My aim was to test the statement that I ‘need’ social media for […]

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Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax – David AllenFirstly, a wee update on how my detox is going. I’ll write a longer piece as the 8 weeks comes to a close, but at this stage I feel like the writing is on the wall – I’m not going back to […]

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As I hit week 5 of my social media detox, I thought I’d share my 5 tips for getting a book written AND a bit of fabulous snowballing (when you research one thing and find yourself finding 5 other amazing things):Step 1: Accept that you’re overthinking itI’ve just started reading Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking. […]

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Halfway through this detox/pause or whatever we are calling it. Time to check in. This email is a little longer…grab a cuppa So I re-took the DASS – a screening tool that asks you about symptoms of Depression, Anxiety and Stress in the last 7 days. It’s not a complete diagnostic assessment tool, yes administering […]

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I specialise in birth trauma and perinatal mental health. I also write books, create courses & provide clinical supervision & business mentoring.


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