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2022-10-28 21:00
Ashley’s family sadly wishes to inform her readers that she passed away on October 9th. She could no longer bear the suffering she was experiencing and finally succumbed to her severe… Read More
How Effective Is Mental Health First Aid?
2022-10-03 15:00
I was recently browsing the blog of Pete Earley, the author of the book Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, and I came across a post on a recent Man… Read More
Book Review: You Are Not Alone
2022-09-28 15:00
You Are Not Alone: The NAMI Guide to Navigating Mental Health by Ken Duckworth, NAMI’s medical director, is the first book released by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The book… Read More
What Is… Thought-Action Fusion
2022-09-27 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is thought-action fusion. Thought-action fusion (TAF) happens when people believ… Read More
Suicidality: Impulsivity Vs. Planning
2022-09-26 15:00
People had a lot to say in response to my recent post Suicidality and Other People’s Perspective, so I thought it would be good to have another down and dirty chat about the reality of… Read More
Book Review: Strangers To Ourselves
2022-09-14 15:00
Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us by Rachel Aviv explores the different ways in which people try to make sense of mental illness, both on an individual and… Read More
What Is… Eustress Vs. Distress
2022-09-13 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is eustress vs. distress. The concepts of eustress and distress were first descr… Read More
Is Your Comfort Zone Actually Comfortable?
2022-08-29 15:00
I got thinking about this recently while reading The Happiness Trap. In it, Russ Harris pointed out that the comfort zone often isn’t actually comfortable. It may involve a heck of a l… Read More
2022-08-23 16:15
Are We There Yet? is a memoir by my lovely blogging friend Elizabeth Jones about her recovery from depression. I like how she conceptualizes recovery: “Recovery is a lifelong journey… Read More
What Do You Want To Happen When You Die?
2022-08-22 15:00
I’m not sure what made this pop into my head, but I thought it would be interesting to discuss what we would like to happen when/after we die. It’s a slightly different question… Read More
Book Review: Overcoming Trauma And PTSD
2022-08-17 15:00
Overcoming Trauma and PTSD by Sheela Raja is a workbook that incorporates elements of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and dialectical behaviour… Read More
Book Review: Be Mighty
2022-08-10 15:00
Be Mighty by Jill A. Stoddard draws on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help women free themselves from the anxiety, worry, and stress that are holding them back. The author obs… Read More
Summer Sizzle Survey Responses
2022-08-08 15:11
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay Temperature At what temperature do you think it’s just totally inhumane not to have air conditioning? 25º C (77º F): 11%30&or&hell…Read More
Blogging Toolbox III: Content & Writing
2022-08-07 15:00
This instalment of the blogging toolbox series covers the content we publish on our blogs, including copyright issues and writing tools. The other posts in the series are: Blogging Toolbo… Read More
Low-Barrier Housing And NIMBYism In Action
2022-08-02 15:00
NIMBYism, the idea that certain development projects are okay, but Not In My BackYard, is discrimination with a prettier hat on. NIMBYs don’t come right out and say the actual reasons… Read More
Summer Sizzle Survey Questions
2022-08-01 15:00
Image by Andreas Breitling from PixabayIt’s time for another round of not-serious survey questions! This batch is on summery topics. I’ll post the results next week. You c… Read More
Blogging Toolbox II: Images & Design
2022-07-31 15:00
There’s no rule that you have to use images with your blog, but they can certainly help to make it visually appealing for readers. This post covers some useful things to know when usin… Read More
Book Review: Sh*t I Say To Myself
2022-07-27 15:00
Sh*t I Say to Myself by Katie Krimer aims to help readers change their negative self-talk. The author is a therapist, and also describes herself as “a recovered negative thinker and se… Read More
Blogging Toolbox I: WordPress
2022-07-24 15:00
For all its quirks and bugs, WordPress is a great place to find and build a blogging community. There’s a lot to learn along the way, and perhaps this post will address some things you… Read More
Tips For Staying Cool In Extreme Heat
2022-07-18 15:00
Image by Stefan Schweihofer from PixabayGlobal warming is definitely a thing, and with a heat wave happening in the UK, I thought I’d do a quick post about ways to cope with extreme he… Read More
Can You Actually Make Money Blogging?
2022-07-17 15:00
In my post a little while back about blogging goals, a few people mentioned hoping to make money off of their blog. There are plenty of articles out there that will make you think that you c… Read More
What Is… Atypical Depression
2022-07-07 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is atypical depression. “Atypical features” is a specifier that desc… Read More
Book Review: The Happiness Trap
2022-07-06 15:00
I read the first edition of The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris a number of years ago and really liked it, so I was excited to read the new second edition. The book is based on acceptance comm… Read More
Do You Experience Impostor Syndrome?
2022-07-05 15:00
Impostor syndrome interests me, in large part because I don’t have it and I have a hard time wrapping my head around it. The doubting one’s abilities part I can definitely unders… Read More
A Survey About Not-Serious Things
2022-07-04 15:00
Image by Andreas Breitling from PixabayThe last survey I did here on the blog was on mental illness and hygiene, which isn’t a very upbeat topic. This time around, I’ve got a fun… Read More
Book Review: What Makes You Stronger
2022-06-29 15:00
What Makes You Stronger by Louise L. Hayes, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, and Ann Bailey uses an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approach to support greater psychological flexibility. The aut… Read More
How Much Does Intelligence Matter?
2022-06-28 15:00
Intelligence (the kind that’s measured on an IQ test) is one kind of human ability. Its importance sometimes gets overinflated, but other times, it seems to get framed as a negative th… Read More
What Is… Moral Typecasting
2022-06-23 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is moral typecasting. Moral typecasting is a concept first described in a 2009 p… Read More
Book Review: How To Be Yourself
2022-06-22 15:00
How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety by psychologist Ellen Hendriksen offers cognitive behavioural therapy-based strategies to help readers overcome soci… Read More
Mental Illness & Hygiene: Survey Results
2022-06-21 15:00
Photo by Polina Zimmerman on Pexels.comThanks to everyone who filled out the survey last week on mental illness and hygiene. Now it’s time for the results! In order to protect priva… Read More
Reclamation And The Power We Give To Words
2022-06-20 15:00
Image by Colin Behrens from PixabayWords interest me, which I suppose makes sense given that I do a lot of reading and writing. I’m particularly interested in the power that some words… Read More
What Is… Concept Creep
2022-06-16 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is concept creep. The term concept creep was first described by psychologist Nic… Read More
Mental Illness And Hygiene: A Survey
2022-06-14 15:00
Photo by Polina Zimmerman on Pexels.comMental illness can be a barrier to hygiene, and I’m curious how much of a barrier it is for people, so I came up with a survey. I want people… Read More
Depression, Anhedonia, And The Brain
2022-06-13 15:00
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from PixabayAnhedonia, which refers to decreased ability to experience pleasure in normally pleasurable things, is a core symptom of depression; in f… Read More
How Does WordPress Work?
2022-06-12 15:00
Most of us have assorted beefs with WordPress, but do we know who we’re actually annoyed at? Not necessarily. WordPress is complicated, with a lot of different things going on. The mor… Read More
What Is… Cognitive Mapping
2022-06-09 15:00
Image by Grégory ROOSE from PixabayIn this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is cognitive mapping, the creation of men… Read More
Book Review: Your Brain, Explained
2022-06-08 15:00
Your Brain, Explained by Marc Dingman explores the weird and interesting ways in which our brains work. The author aims to find a happy medium between complex neuroscience and brain talk dum… Read More
Exploring The Wheel Of Wellness
2022-06-07 15:00
SAMHSA I first learned about the wheel of wellness recently from Laura at Keeping It Creative. It’s a concept that the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (… Read More
What Are Your Blogging Goals?
2022-06-05 15:00
For this week’s blogging chat, I thought it would be interesting to talk about people’s blogging goals. That’s not to say that you need to have goals; there’s… Read More
What Is… The Psychology Behind Selfies
2022-06-02 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week, we’re going to look at the psychology behind selfies. Smartphones and social media… Read More
Do You Tend To Self-Sabotage?
2022-05-31 15:00 Self-sabotage seems like it should be a pretty unnatural thing to do, but that’s just not the case, so I thought it would be interesting to chat about it. And sinc… Read More
How Can Gun Violence Be Prevented?
2022-05-30 15:07
Public domain, Wikimedia Commons Guns kill people, and sometimes they kill a bunch of people in one go, as happened in the recent grocery store shooting in Buffalo, New York, and the scho… Read More
What’s In My Therapy Journal
2022-05-24 15:00
I’m not in therapy, but I do have a therapy journal filled with my favourite therapy concepts and tools (the notebook it lives in is from the lovely Candace at Revenge of Eve)… Read More
Book Review: All The Lights Above Us
2022-05-19 15:00
. I don’t typically review fiction, but this review is of All the Lights Above Us, the first novel by my blogging friend M.B. Henry. It’s historical fiction and depicts h… Read More
Book Review: You, Happier
2022-05-18 15:00
You, Happier: The 7 Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good Based on Your Brain Type by psychiatrist Daniel G. Amen was interesting (of the raised eyebrow variety). I was vaguely aware… Read More
How Affectionate Are You?
2022-05-17 15:00
Google offers this definition for affectionate: “readily feeling or showing fondness or tenderness.” Some people are more affectionate than others, and not everyone shows… Read More
What Is… Schema Therapy
2022-05-12 15:00
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week’s term is schema therapy. My friends Wandering Sprout and SH both do schema the… Read More
Book Review: Secret Keeper
2022-05-11 15:00
Secret Keeper: The Joys and Struggles of Being a Therapist by Marcia Kostoff gives readers an inside look at what it’s like to be a therapist. The author is a Licensed Professi… Read More
Common Themes Of Delusions In Psychosis
2022-05-10 15:00
Delusions are a type of abnormal thought content that involve false beliefs that are firmly held despite evidence to the contrary. They are idiosyncratic and can’t be accounted… Read More
Are You Prone To Boredom?
2022-05-09 15:00
Boredom—it’s something we probably all experience at some time or another, but some people are more prone to it than others. Let’s start off our boredom discussion… Read More
Reacting To Hurt: A Decision Tool
2022-05-03 15:00
If you’re anything like me, when someone close to you does something that feels hurtful, there’s a strong urge (sometimes a very strong urge) to react in a way that&rsquo… Read More
Do You Write On
2022-05-01 16:00
A few bloggers I know write on, while others (like me), have tried and then stepped away from Medium. So let’s chat about why people may or may not want to write there. F… Read More
Book Review: Inside Of Me
2022-04-28 15:00
Inside Of Me by Wendy Shipman is a novella about dealing with depression. It’s a 2020 Christian Indie Award winner in the Personal Growth category. I recently reviewed Wendy&rs… Read More

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