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The ‘So Called Friend’ Who…

Originally posted on Voices of Glass:
I have this friend.  Well actually it depends on your definition of ‘friend’.  If you go by the usual (Miriam Websters’) definition of “one attached to another by affection or esteem.” then no, ‘Friend’ is certainly not the right label. But then if the title or label of ‘friend’…

I Don’t Know How To Make It Better.

As members will know, I have a policy of encouraging members to submit unique, original and previously unpublished pieces for publication as a ‘Guest Post’ here on the guild’s blog. And I have always been delighted by the response in both the submissions that I have received and the feedback that these have generated. Today’s […]

Actually, You Really Are Important!

An important message to all our Members. Our mental health can be a very fragile thing sometimes, can’t it?  And, in truth, even the seemingly smallest thing can impact it. Very often resulting in  an attack – whether from within or without – on our self-worth.  And the words, “Actually, you really are important.” can […]

Are we mindful enough of our Children’s Mental Health needs?

I am fairly confident that if I were (as I have below) to quote the lyrics of this popular Whitney Huston song, most folk would recognise them and a lot of you would even know what song it was part of. I believe the children are our are future Teach them well and let them lead […]

This Year’s Logos

Hi all, I have today just uploaded this year’s logos for both ‘Member Authors’ and ‘Member Blogs’. Some of you have emailed me concerning the obtaining and displaying of these logos and I promise that replying to you is on my to do list (which I have to admit – due to health issues and […]

Apologies For Absence, again!

Well all, it seems that I am back in a position where I need to apologise for yet another long period of absence. The truth is that the way my mental health issues present themselves is generally not with a sudden dramatic or obviously noticeable ‘crash’ (although yes they sometimes happen) but with gentle, slow, gradual […]

An Open Letter to Parents of a Child with Mental Illness – Guest Post by Whitney Hawkins

As members will know, I have a policy of encouraging members to submit unique, original and  previously unpublished pieces for publication as a ‘Guest Post’ here on the guild’s blog.  And I have always been delighted by the response in both the submissions that I have received and the feedback that these have generated. Today’s […]

Exciting Times and Changes to Membership

Hi all, I hope that this post finds you well?  I just wanted to publish a quick post to let every one know about some exciting changes to our membership and how we have been doing things. As I hope you all know, and as has always been stated on our ‘About The Guild’ page, […]

Health Anxiety – A new way of coping. Guest Post by Julie Mariner.

As part of our policy of publishing guest posts submitted to us (normally but not exclusively) by members, I am delighted to be able to share the following guest post from one of our more recent members – Julie Mariner.  Who’s personal blog can be found by clicking here.   Julie’s blog and especially the following […]

Mental Illness Is Not Contagious – Guest Post by Marie A. Abanga

It gives me the greatest of pleasure to be able to share this guest post shared with us today by a dear blogging friend of mine from over at  Merry Marie.  Marie has been a great supporter of the MHWG and also a great and much valued support to me personally and the guest post […]