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What Is… Emotional Abuse

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is emotional abuse. Kacha of Food.for.Thoughts recently wrote about her own experience with gaslighting, as did Caz of Mental Health 360º. I've written in the past about gaslighting specifically, but I wanted to take a broader look at… Continue reading What Is… Emotional Abuse

Emerging blogger series, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: GAD, Pure OCD & Me (Chloe)

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 Chloe of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: GAD, Pure OCD & Me (Chloe)

Book cover: Battered, Tattered, but Not Shattered by Marie Abanga
Book reviews

Book Review: Battered, Tattered, But Not Shattered

Battered, Tattered, But Not Shattered: Finding The Strength In What Remains is a memoir by Marie Abanga.  This is part of a series of memoir accounts, and focuses on her abusive marriage and how she rebuilt her life afterwards. I always enjoy Marie's unique way with words, like this gem: "I know I have the guts… Continue reading Book Review: Battered, Tattered, But Not Shattered

What Is Series... Insights Into Psychology on Mental Health @ Home
What is... psychology series

What Is… Gaslighting

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is gaslighting. Perhaps I was living under a rock, but I'm fairly certain I hadn't heard the term gaslighting before I entered the blogging world.  Let's start off with a definition from Wikipedia: "Gaslighting is a form of psychological… Continue reading What Is… Gaslighting