illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us – week 24 – The Holidays

It's week 24 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please visit her post for more details.  This week's topic is managing mental health during the holidays. Question Prompt: Do you have a stable relationship with your family and/or friends during the hustle and bustle of the holiday… Continue reading Working On Us – week 24 – The Holidays

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health, Psych Meds Made Simple

Working On Us Week 23: Medications

It's week 23 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  For details, please visit her post.  This week's topic is medications. Question Prompt: When you first were diagnosed with your mental illness/disorder, did it take a while to get used to your medications that were prescribed to you? … Continue reading Working On Us Week 23: Medications

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us Week 22: Rejection

It's week 22 of the working on us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  You can visit her post to find out all the details. This week's topic is rejection. Questions Prompts: Have you ever been rejected by family/friends because of your mental illness/disorder?  Luckily, no.  There have certainly been occasions where people… Continue reading Working On Us Week 22: Rejection

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us Week 21: Addiction

It's week 21 of the Working On Us mental health series hosted by Beckie of Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please see her post for details on how to participate.  This week's topic is addiction. Addiction has never been an issue for me personally, but it was for my last boyfriend, so I thought I would talk about… Continue reading Working On Us Week 21: Addiction

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us Week 19: ADHD

It's week 19 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please visit her post for guidelines on participation. This week's prompt As I did last week, I am requesting bloggers to write a narrative by explaining how this disorder has affected your lifestyle and overall well-being.  I also… Continue reading Working On Us Week 19: ADHD

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us week 17 – S.A.D.

It's week 17 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series from Beckie at Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please see her post for guidelines on participating.  Feel free to join in and link back to her post.   Prompt #1 Questions: Do you suffer from SAD?  I don't have a strong seasonal component to my depression. … Continue reading Working On Us week 17 – S.A.D.

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health, Suicide

Working On Us – Week 16 – Passive Suicidal Ideation

It's now week 16 of the Working On Us series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  Please visit Beckie's post to see the guidelines for participation. This week's topic is passive suicidal ideation.  For anyone, the difference between passive and suicidal ideation is essentially I wish I was dead (passive) vs. I want to kill myself… Continue reading Working On Us – Week 16 – Passive Suicidal Ideation

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

It's week 14 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Madness.  If you'd like to participate, please refer to Beckie's post for the details.  This week's topic is relationships and boundaries. Question Prompt: How would you describe your relationships with family and friends?  I used to be close to my… Continue reading Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

illustration of a brain encircled by the words mental health matters
Mental health

Working On Us Week #13 – Sleep Disorders

This is week 13 of the working on us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Mess.  This week's topic is sleep disorders and insomnia.  For guidelines on how to participate, please visit Beckie's post. Prompt #1 Questions: Have you, or do you suffer from sleep disorders?  I don't have a sleep disorder, but I've… Continue reading Working On Us Week #13 – Sleep Disorders