Britney Spears performing in 2016
Mental Health

The Strangeness of the Britney Spears Conservatorship

Britney Spears, Roundhouse, London (Apple Music Festival 2016)Drew de F Fawkes, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Britney Spears has been in the news recently after the New York Times released its documentary Framing Britney Spears. It's on Hulu and FX, which I don't have access to, so I haven't watched it. Still, I wanted… Continue reading The Strangeness of the Britney Spears Conservatorship

How hard do you push yourself? Cartoon of a person straining towards an out of reach carrot
Mental Health

How Hard Do You Push Yourself When Mental Illness Pushes Back?

Perhaps there are things you want to do, or think you should do, but they’re just not happening. How hard do you push yourself to try to get ‘er done anyway? Do you keep trying even when it becomes clear there's no way it's going to happen? I can think of a few factors that… Continue reading How Hard Do You Push Yourself When Mental Illness Pushes Back?

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: Brenda (BNHealthMatters)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Brenda of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Brenda (BNHealthMatters)

Mental Health

Postcards from “The ‘Stan Tour”

In 2014, I did a trip to Central Asia, hitting up Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. That area is definitely off the beaten North American traveller path, so when I told people about my trip, the most common reaction was "huh?" A coworker dubbed it "the 'Stan tour" (-stan is a Persian suffix meaning land/place). Kyrgyzstan… Continue reading Postcards from “The ‘Stan Tour”

How my journalling style has evolved - graphic of a journal
Mental Health

How My Bullet Journalling Style Has Evolved

Skinnyhobbit was recently asking about my bullet journalling setup, and now I'm finally getting around to writing about it. I've journalled off and on since I was a kid. I didn't journal every day, just when I felt like I had something to say, and it was basic narrative style. I kept my old journals… Continue reading How My Bullet Journalling Style Has Evolved

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: RDB (An Experiment with Vulnerability)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by RDB of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: RDB (An Experiment with Vulnerability)

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: Burnie (Quash Stigma Not Fat)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Burnie of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Burnie (Quash Stigma Not Fat)

2020 year in review: Health & life
Mental Health

2020 Year in Review: Health & Life

I'll be doing a few year in review posts this week, and I'm starting off with what's happened in my own little bubble (not in the social distancing sense). While COVID was massive, it didn't have all that big an impact on my day to day life. I hadn't been well enough to work since… Continue reading 2020 Year in Review: Health & Life

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: Matthew (Matt’s Mishaps)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Matthew of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Matthew (Matt’s Mishaps)