Book reviews, Mental health

Book Review: Spiders, Vampires and Jail Keys

Spiders, Vampires and Jail Keys by Brooke O'Neill is a compelling story of one woman's life with bipolar disorder. Like me, Brooke is a nurse.  When she returned to work after her period of acute illness, she was able to have positive conversations self-disclosing to some of her patients who had bipolar disorder in addition… Continue reading Book Review: Spiders, Vampires and Jail Keys

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Emerging blogger series, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Mad In Madagascar – Part 2

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 Mad In… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Mad In Madagascar – Part 2

The emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home -background image of cherry blossoms
Emerging blogger series, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Mad In Madagascar – Part 1

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 Mad In… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Mad In Madagascar – Part 1

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

Emerging Blogger Series: Breathing with a Noose

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 Noose Girl of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Breathing with a Noose

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

Emerging Blogger Series: Karen (Life of a Bipolar Girl)

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 Karen of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Karen (Life of a Bipolar Girl)

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

book cover: Bring Me to Light by Eleanor Segall
Book reviews, Mental health

Book Review: Bring Me To Light

Bring Me To Light: Embracing my Bipolar and Social Anxiety by Eleanor Segall describes her journey with mental illness, from pre-diagnosis through her work on recovery. It's written in clear, simple language, making it easy to understand for readers with no background knowledge of mental illness. She begins by talking about her Jewish heritage and… Continue reading Book Review: Bring Me To Light

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

Emerging Blogger Series: Markybipolar

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 Markybipolar. The… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Markybipolar

The Bipolar Addict by Conor Bezane book cover
Book reviews, Mental health

Book review: The Bipolar Addict

The Bipolar Addict: Drinks, Drugs, Delirium, & Why Sober Is the New Cool by Conor Bezane shares the author's experiences, as well as the experiences of others, living with bipolar disorder and co-occurring addictions.  I went into his book with high expectations, because concurrent disorders need to be included more often into the conversation about… Continue reading Book review: The Bipolar Addict