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Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Daily Bliss

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 the Guru… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Daily Bliss

Mental health, Social issues & social justice

Defunding the Police: What It Could Mean for Mental Illness

Black Lives Matter has been leading the charge in calling for defunding the police. While that may initially sound like a very bad idea, taking money away from the police is only half of the picture. The money that would be spent on police is instead shifted to community programs and supports to handle the… Continue reading Defunding the Police: What It Could Mean for Mental Illness

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Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Steffi Jenifer (The Colourful Salad)

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 Steffi Jenifer… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Steffi Jenifer (The Colourful Salad)

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Mental health

The Moving Target of Recovery

You hear quite a bit about mental health recovery, but what does that actually entail? An Australian National Standards for Mental Health Services document from 2010 defines recovery as: "gaining and retaining hope, understanding of ones abilities and disabilities, engagement in an active life, personal autonomy, social identity, meaning and purpose in life, and a… Continue reading The Moving Target of Recovery

The Emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home; background of cherry blossoms
Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Higher Times

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 Higher Times.… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Higher Times

The Emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home; background of cherry blossoms
Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Molly (Love to Live)

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 Molly of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Molly (Love to Live)

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Mental health

“Should” You Avoid Negative People?

Along the lines of "choose happiness," you may have seen the message "good vibes only," or something along the lines of getting rid of negative people from your life. But where do people who aren't well fit into this? To be clear, I'm not talking about people who are negative about you.  If someone is… Continue reading “Should” You Avoid Negative People?