Tag Archive: mental health

Therapist and a psychologist – making that first appointment

therapist and a psychologist

Deciding between a therapist and a psychologist?  What can therapists do and not do?  Are psychologists like psychiatrists?  Can they write prescriptions?  Check out What is the difference between therapists and a psychologist? Is it a mental illness? Have you ever…
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17 Facts about mental illness which proves it is more prevalent

mental health facts

Mentally ill people look just like you and me who have “normal” mental health, right?  But… I had not accepted that truth until a few years ago.  The first time I went to a Bipolar Depression Support Alliance support group,…
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Guest Blogger, Shane Thomas, M.A., on Becoming Mentally Healthy

guest blogger, Shane Thomas, mentally healthy

Intro to Guest Blogger I would like to introduce you to  guest blogger and friend, Shane Thomas, M.A., who discusses being mentally healthy with his college students on a regular basis.  What makes Shane an expert on being mentally healthy?  He…
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Twelve bipolar GIF’s

Bipolar GIFs

These bipolar GIF’s are here to encourage people who have a mental illness.  I am showing you a window into my heart through these silly graphics.  You can look at these GIF’s which describe my bipolar 1 with psychotic features,…
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Syncing life’s ups and downs with my own mental illness ups and downs

mental illness ups and downs

I apologize for not blogging sooner, but life’s ups and downs provided hurdles to me being able to manage my mental illness for the second half of January. Believe me, I had good intentions towards blogging. The past two to…
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How do you deal with a bipolar brain that is made of Laffy Taffy?

bipolar Laffy Taffy

Bipolar can be fickle Well, this morning has been successful in one way and a total failure in another in bipolar land.  I was able to type a draft last night for Blasting News where I am a contributing author. …
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