Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! 🇨🇦 The ebook versions of my new book, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, and my first book Psych Meds Made Simple are on sale through the Mental Health @ Home Store today only for $1.99 each! And totally aside from that, a huge thank you to all of you for making this blogging … Continue reading Thanksgiving Sale!
If you're sufficiently mature and self-assured that you never fall into the trap of comparing yourself to other bloggers, well that's great, but this post isn't for you. If, however, you're a human being, read on. I suspect that at some point most of us have some sort of ugly, envious thoughts when it relates … Continue reading Crazy-Making Blog Comparisons
Today is World Mental Health Day (the 27th annual), and this year's focus is on mental health promotion and suicide prevention. The message from the president of the World Federation for Mental Health, which organizes World Mental Health Day, states: "The object of making suicide prevention the theme of World Mental Health Day in 2019 is … Continue reading It’s World Mental Health Day
I've seen other bloggers working on or publishing memoirs, and I had decided a little while back that it was something I'd be interested in doing too. I even started working on writing it. Except I've started wondering if I should reconsider. There's a lot of work that would be involved in writing, publishing, and … Continue reading Memoirs – To Write or Not to Write?
I've followed the blog My Life Experiment for a while, and I recently decided to check out their free 7-day impulse negotiation email course. I thought they did a good job of it, so I wanted to spread the word. The goal of the course is to help you stop an unwanted behaviour and learn … Continue reading An email course on impulse negotiation – A quick review
The basic idea of positive psychology is a good one. Who doesn't want to feel happier and the other positive emotions that go along with that? According to PositivePsychology.com, positive psychology focuses on the positive aspects of life, including: "Positive experiences (like happiness, joy, inspiration, and love)" "Positive states and traits (like gratitude, resilience, and compassion)" "Positive institutions (applying … Continue reading How Well Does Positive Psychology Apply to Mental Illness?
Ashley who blogs at mental health home, has written an amazing book, and I thought I’d promote it for her! I think its a must have for anyone dealing with a mental illness, or anyone who has a loved one who has a mental illness. Here is a blurb about the book. Making Sense of […] … Continue reading Making sense of psychiatric diagnosis by Ashley Peterson — Therapy Bits
An impeachment inquiry is happening. There is still some sanity in the world. For that I am grateful.
The fabulous Candace from Revenge of Eve challenged me to come up with 11 weird things about myself. Feel free to play along and add a pingback to her post. I'm going to do a throwback to weird things from before I ever got depressed, back when I was a reasonably normal human being. I … Continue reading About Me: The Weird Stuff
"Drug-seeking". "Med-seeking". They're labels with very negative connotations that are often tossed around quite freely when it comes to medications with the potential for abuse. They tend to be applied most readily to people take pain medications or psychiatric medications. The notion of people being drug-seeking is heavily laden with judgment and stigma. After all, … Continue reading No, We’re Not “Drug-seeking”
Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis Reviewed by: MikeANP Ashley has flawlessly compiled heart rending stories of those that suffer from mental illness(s) in a lightweight and natural flowing narrative about the… 429 more words via “Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis” Book review. — Our Dissociative Identity Disorder Journey Another review of my new book! Thanks so … Continue reading “Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis” Book review. — Our Dissociative Identity Disorder Journey
A wonderful new review of my book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, from MichelleWriterBlog! via Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis Review
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)
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)