Self-Care Practices

Libby Ward: Depressed or a Hot Mess? Diary of an Honest Mom Talks on Mental Health and Motherhood

Episode #78

Libby Ward is the creator of the social media platforms and blog, @diaryofanhonestmom. She is a digital creator, speaker, mental health advocate, and mom of 2. Libby’s content reaches millions of women around the world and she has grown a dedicated community of over 1.2 million (and growing) on social media in just over two years. She has been recognized as a mental health advocate by TikTok, and has been featured on Global News, Motherly, Insider and media outlets around the world. We discuss living with ADHD, her traumatic childhood including emotional neglect and psychological abuse, and breaking the cycle. We also talk about the ups and downs of content creation, and so much more! 

“The reality is that life is a journey and the journey sucks a lot of the time and we need to keep reinventing how we cope with it.” – Libby Ward


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Libby’s Instagram: @diaryofanhonestmom

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