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

Emerging Blogger Series: Brittany – Part II

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 Brittany of BiPolarMania.… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Brittany – Part II

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

Emerging Blogger Series: Brittany (BiPolarMania) – Part I

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 Brittany of BiPolarMania.… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Brittany (BiPolarMania) – Part I

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Mental health, What is... psychology series

What is… Paranoia

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is paranoia. Kind of like anxiety and depression, the word paranoia often gets tossed around fairly loosely in common parlance, but in a psychological/psychiatric sense it has far more significance. Google Dictionary defines paranoia as: "a mental condition characterized… Continue reading What is… Paranoia

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Mental health, Stigma

Why psychosis scares people

Prawny on Pixabay People tend to fear the unknown.  Psychosis is arguably the group of symptoms that the average person finds the most frightening when it comes to mental health problems. There is stigma associated with many/most/all mental health conditions, but psychosis kicks it up a notch. What psychosis is As a quick explanation, psychosis… Continue reading Why psychosis scares people