Where people thrive and stigmas die

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Departed Creature is dedicated to rewriting the narrative around motherhood and mental health. We’re here to smash stereotypes and throwout the rulebook on what motherhood should look like. Because let’s face it, being a ‘perfect moms’ is overrated.

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This is your space to feel seen, heard and validated. Explore raw, unfiltered stories about the highs and lows of motherhood, mental health, pregnancy struggles and more. 

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We get it, it’s always a little nerve-racking being the new creature in town. To make things a little easier, why not get acquainted with the visionary behind Departed Creature?

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We Embrace Imperfections

Discover a world where mental health is celebrated and vulnerability is your greatest ally. We’re here to talk about our journey through ADHD, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Autism and more. Let’s navigate the neurospicy world, together!

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Timeless & Vulnerable Stories

Pregnancy & Motherhood is freakin TOUGH. The joys and challenges–we’re here for all of it. Join us as we embrace the not-so-glamorous side of pregnancy and motherhood. Prenatal depression? Unplanned pregnancies? Postpartum? First time mom? You are not alone.

“In the darkest shadows, you will find yourself waiting to accept the love you so freely give to others.”

🖤 Cydney Nelson, Founder & CEO, Departed Creature

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Meet The OG Creature

First of all, I’m so freakin’ glad you’re here. In case nobody told you today–you’re a force to be reckoned with and you’re doing amazing. 

My name is Cydney, the creator behind Departed Creature. I’m a cognitive neuroscientist, mama and writer who’s on a mission to break stigmas and make the world feel a little less scary, one honest conversation at a time.

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