What, if anything, would it take for you to unfollow another blogger? This wasn't something I gave any thought to when I first started blogging, but now that I've been doing this for a while, I've settled on a few things that would typically lead me to unfollow someone. It's part of managing my own … Continue reading What makes you unfollow?
A wonderful new review of my book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, from MichelleWriterBlog! via Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis Review
Here's what happened in my life over the past week: Thanks so much to Beckie of Beckie's Mental Mess for gifting me the Blogging Leadership award! I was previously given this award by its creator, Nova Namaste, and I did a post then about leadership in blogging. WordPress informed me it was my two year … Continue reading Weekend wrap-up
This is the last one of the contributor features for Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis. Thanks to all of them for sharing their stories! For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Check out the latest review of the book from Caz at Invisibly Me: https://invisiblyme.com/2019/09/19/psychdiagnosisbook/ Phyllis … Continue reading Contributor Feature #9 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week's term: compassion-focused therapy Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) is a form of therapy developed by Paul Gilbert that draws on compassion to eliminate suffering, including shame and self-criticism. The theoretical basis spans a number of fields, and incorporates both Western and … Continue reading What is… Compassion-Focused Therapy
While unfortunately I haven't had much luck finding a therapist that I've had a good rapport with, that hasn't turned me off the idea of therapy at all. Instead, I've put my knowledge as a mental health nurse to work, picking and choosing bits and pieces from different therapeutic approaches so that I can do … Continue reading My Therapy Journal: Guest Post on Panoramic Counseling
I’m thrilled to announce the release a book by my fellow blogging friend, Ashley at MentalHealth@Home, available on Amazon from September 9th 2019 : Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson. Amazon UK… via Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis : Reviewed & Recommended — Invisibly Me
Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I've been featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. I'll share the final two contributors with you tomorrow! For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Noha Nova Noha Nova … Continue reading Contributor Feature #8 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)
With all the craziness going on in the world, elections have been on a lot of people's minds lately. The other day I started watching Chelsea Handler's new documentary special on Netflix called Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea. The focus was on white privilege, but one of the things it touched on is the issue … Continue reading Voter ID Laws as a Form of Voter Suppression
It's now week 16 of the Working On Us series over at Beckie's Mental Mess. Please visit Beckie's post to see the guidelines for participation. This week's topic is passive suicidal ideation. For anyone, the difference between passive and suicidal ideation is essentially I wish I was dead (passive) vs. I want to kill myself … Continue reading Working On Us – Week 16
Over the two weeks following the release of Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, I'll be featuring the contributors to the book and excerpts from their narratives. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Luftmentsch Luftmentsch, who blogs at Vision of the Night, shares his experience being … Continue reading Contributor Feature #7 (Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis)
A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, 2nd ed., is written by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein. MBSR is an approach that was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, whose book Wherever You Go There You Are I've previously reviewed on MH@H. The authors offer this description of mindfulness: "Mindfulness is about being fully aware of whatever is happening … Continue reading Book Review: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook
This week's featured product on the Mental Health @ Home Store is the building resilience guided journal. This guided journal contains a series of prompts to help you identify and build upon your internal resources. It covers topics like getting in touch with your purpose, identifying supports, changing your self-talk, self-awareness, and starting a self-love … Continue reading MH@H Store Featured Product: Building Resilience
I'm looking for people to read and write a review of my new book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis. If you're interested, please email me at mentalhealthathome at gmail dot com. For more details on the book, please visit the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis page. Below are today's featured contributors. Katie Dale Katie … Continue reading Would You Be Interested in Reviewing Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis?
This is another post inspired by the conversation I've been having with Dear Walden about suicide, and a follow-up to my recent post about suicide not being selfish. In 2013 a group of Australian researchers developed and validated a scale to evaluate public attitudes toward suicide, which they named the Stigma of Suicide Scale. For each … Continue reading Public Views On Suicide