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Surviving Solo Motherhood: How to Look After Your Mental Health and Boost Your Emotional Wellbeing as a Single Mum

Surviving Solo Motherhood: How to Look After Your Mental Health and Boost Your Emotional Wellbeing as a Single Mum (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Rose, Amy
By Cotterill, Dr Emma

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Whether you're single by choice or not, becoming a single mother is mentally exhausting. And in a world where negative stereotypes are still rife, it can be difficult to ask for help. This is where Surviving Solo Motherhood steps in, offering emotional support to single mothers o...f any aged child. Journalist Amy Rose and clinical psychologist Dr Emma Cotterill draw upon the lived experiences of the single parent community and look closely at the effect single-parent life can have on your mental health. Each chapter focuses on a different emotional state, and includes personal, lived experience an array of single mothers from various backgrounds, as well as psychological support and tools. Topics covered within the book include: * Anxiety - a look at various triggers single mothers experience and discussion of the different types of anxiety, de-mystifying what it is (a physical response to threat real or perceived) and what it isn't (a sign that you are failing as a parent). * Shame - unpicking the broader theme of stereotyping single mothers, while sharing personal experiences of shame from women of various backgrounds. The book covers the difference between shame and remorse and how our body processes shame. * Grief - understanding how to recognize and process your grief, unlearning everything you knew about your and your child's future and reconstructing what your idea of family looks like. * Joy - how to find joy once more, in the small moments and creating a life you're proud of. Strategies to find joy in hard times. By working through this book you will become more resilient and feel stronger, allowing you to be more present for your child. This is the book to reach for when you need somewhere to turn.
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ISBN 9781801290111
Released NZ 17 May 2022
Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781801290111
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
Imprint Welbeck Balance
Released 17 May 2022
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Rose, Amy
By Cotterill, Dr Emma
Category Family & Other Relationships: General
Child Care & Upbringing: Advice
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Dewey Code 306.87432019
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Single mothers - Mental health, Single mothers - Psychology, Well-being, Resilience Personality trait in women
NBS Text Marriage, Family & Other Relationships
ONIX Text General/trade