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Mental health

What Makes a Mental Health Influencer?

I'm not a big social media person, so I'm still trying to figure out what exactly an influencer is.  How does one get to be an influencer, and in particular, a mental health influencer?  Why does anyone come to care what a given influencer thinks or likes?  How much just comes down to dollars and… Continue reading What Makes a Mental Health Influencer?

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Blogging

How to Build a Mental Health Blog

KevinKing on Pixabay It's easy to get caught up in the numbers game, but I think what's really important to build a mental health blog that's high quality is engagement with the mental health community.  This has little to do with numbers and a whole lot to do with human connection.  I'm by no means… Continue reading How to Build a Mental Health Blog

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Mental health

Way to Share Your Mental Health Story

So, you're loving writing your own blog but you're looking to try something new and expand further out into the world?  Well, there's actually a lot of opportunities to do just that, so I thought I'd share with you what I've been able to find.  Finding the courage to share your mental health story is… Continue reading Way to Share Your Mental Health Story

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Writing

How and Why I Write

During my recent beach vacation, I decided to go almost entirely offline, but I still wanted to keep writing.  That meant rocking it old school with paper and pen.  It felt very different writing on paper, something I seldom do anymore.  I'm typically not particularly linear in my writing; I like to cut and paste… Continue reading How and Why I Write