If having a mental heath crisis has taught it anything, it’s that self care isn’t selfish. Becoming a mother can be very confusing – your identity that you’ve built up for years is suddenly transformed. Whilst this may have been wanted, the reality of it can be daunting and a huge blow to confidence. In order for me to recover from a severe depressive episode, I needed to start taking care of myself. I needed to redefine me. Do things that made me happy. And learn to have fun again.