Blogging & Writing Tips

Blogging and writing tips from Mental Health @ Home

I started Mental Health @ Home in October 2017.  At the time I knew absolutely nothing about blogging.  I’ve learned a lot since then, and one of the things that I’ve learned is that there’s always more to find out, and new ways to making your blogging experience more productive and satisfying.

This page includes links to the posts that I’ve done relating to blogging and writing.  My approach is very pragmatic and I have no real interest in what you’re “supposed to” do.  I hope some of these tips will be useful in your blogging journey.

Are you new to blogging on WordPress?  Check out my New Blogger’s Guide to the WordPress Community.


Blogging Tips

A new blogging about blogging post is published every Sunday.

Having problems with being unable to like/comment on blogs?  This PSA post may help.

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)


Social Media


              Mental Health @ Home Store - building a WordPress blog from the ground up.                Mental Health @ Home Store - An Inside Look at the WordPress Business Plan

Want more detailed step-by-step info on getting a WordPress blog up and running?  Visit the Mental Health @ Home Store for a free how-to-guide on Building a Blog From the Ground Up.

If you’re contemplating upgrading to the business plan and would like to know what that would actually look like, there’s also a free Inside Look at the business plan.


Writing Tips

Writing can be a valuable therapeutic tool in dealing with illness, and it’s an important way of challenging stigma.


Some related posts I’ve done on other sites:


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The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing mini e-book contains all the knowledge and tricks that I’ve picked up from self-publishing two books.  It’s available on the MH@H Store.

Other Resources

These are some of my go-to sites that have tips on blogging.

  • Jeff Bullas has a highly popular site and offers growth-oriented tips for bloggers on things like search engine optimization.
  • Neil Patel has a massively popular site, and his blog offers growth-oriented tips on things like SEO and marketing.
  • Renard of Renard’s World regularly does blogging how-to posts.


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