Book cover: Bright-sided by Barbara Ehrenreich

Book Review: Bright-Sided

Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking is Undermining America by Barbara Ehrenreich was recommended by a fellow writer on Medium.com who, like me, has chronic treatment-resistant depression. The book looks at different ways that expectations of positive thinking with no room for anything else are actually harming our society.  The author doesn't use the term toxic positivity, but she's talking … Continue reading Book Review: Bright-Sided

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Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Michelle, Natasha, Barbara

I've read and reviewed some great books written by members of our blogging community, so I wanted to share them with you again in a nutshell version.  Click the book covers to be taken to my full reviews. This week we have Michelle Tikalsky, Natasha MacFarlane, and Barbara A. Lawrence. Shattered The story is very … Continue reading Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Michelle, Natasha, Barbara

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Book cover: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library by Roz Warren

Book Review: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library

If you thought libraries were dull, Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library: An Insider's Tale of Library Life by Roz Warren will prove that you're dead wrong.  I'm taking a quick break this week from mental health books because I know Roz from over at Medium.com and she's hilarious. The book is based … Continue reading Book Review: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library

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Book cover: The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care by Anna Borges

Book Review: The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care

The More Or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care by Anna Borges is an A-Z listing of a wide variety of different self-care strategies.  The book is visually appealing, with illustrations and an easy to read layout.  Parts of the book are targeted specifically at people with mental illness, but it would still be relevant to … Continue reading Book Review: The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care

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book cover: Bring Me to Light by Eleanor Segall

Book Review: Bring Me To Light — Mental Health @ Home

Bring Me To Light: Embracing my Bipolar and Social Anxiety by Eleanor Segall describes her journey with mental illness, from pre-diagnosis through her work on recovery. It’s written in clear, simple language, making it easy to understand for readers with no background knowledge of mental illness. She begins by talking about her Jewish heritage and […] … Continue reading Book Review: Bring Me To Light — Mental Health @ Home

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Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Victoria, Patricia, TheInBetweenQueen

I've read and reviewed some great books written by members of our blogging community, so I wanted to share them with you again in a nutshell version.  Click the book covers to be taken to my full reviews. This week we have Victoria Johnston, Patricia J. Grace, and TheInBetweenQueen.   Living with Vaginismus The book … Continue reading Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Victoria, Patricia, TheInBetweenQueen

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Book cover: The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About by Joshua Shea

Book Review: The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About

The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About: How I Let My Pornography Addiction Hurt People and Destroy Relationships by Joshua Shea describes the events that culminated in having his life come shattering down, and how he began to rebuild and heal. Much of the book revolves around the local lifestyle magazine he started, which grew into … Continue reading Book Review: The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About

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