Tag Archives: mental health

How lockdown affects mental health, what can you do/eat to stay positive and support your immune system

2020 has been a remarkable year and as we continue to live in these uncertain times it is natural to feel a certain amount of anxiety. Living with lockdown and social distancing measures has been unsettling for everyone and has undoubtedly affected mental health, especially in vulnerable groups such as new mums and women affected […]

Let’s talk Post Natal depression on World Mental Health Day

This week we’re proud to announce that Kalila co-founder Claire has an article in the Association for Post natal Illness (APNI) newsletter, supporting mums with postnatal depression, explaining how diet and healthy eating can support some of the many symptoms linked to post-partum illness. Post Natal Depression (PND) affects as many as 10% of new […]

Communities are only as strong as the health of their women

We’re just a little bit in love with former first lady Michelle Obama and going through some old quotes today we came across two which really resonated for us as women and mothers. Being healthy isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline… Wouldn’t it be great if we could shift this ancient […]

Mental illness and motherhood

My sister is bi-polar and for as long as I can remember we’ve juggled family life with her recurring episodes of deep depression and manic highs. We’ve lived through the teenage years of drink, drugs and rebellion followed by her 20’s and her first foray into motherhood and now her 30’s with baby number 2. […]

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