Unwanted Loopy Guests.
Anyone who has been following my personal blog will know that I have, for some time now, been taking a break from writing on it. In fact, as those few who are closest to me will know, I have actually taken a break from writing very much at all lately. That having been said, I […]
Mania: A Hat, a 55-lb Rabbit, and Dr. Rosen – Guest Post by Shoshana Stien
In line with my policy of publishing relevant Guest Posts, I am delighted to share the following piece with you. Tova – who writes under pseudonym (or pen name) of ‘Shoshana Stein’ submitted it to us as a way of highlighting just what mania can be like for those who experience it. And I am […]
Scars – Guest Post/Poem by Theresa Dunn
Hi all, Following on in our tradition of publishing guest posts I am delighted to be able to share this one from Theresa. As someone who has personal experience of the struggle with self-harming I am very much aware that this can be a difficult topic to deal with. I am also aware that sometimes […]
Guest Post – 5 Things You Don’t Realise Your Anxiety Causes You To Do
Hi all, In keeping with our policy of publishing relevant ‘Guest Posts’, I am delighted to publish this one which was submitted to us by Chris Worfolk from over at ‘worfolkanxiety.com‘. Chris is the author of ‘Technical Anxiety: The Complete Guide to What Is Anxiety And What To Do About It’ and writes his personal […]
Gust Post – An Open Letter to an elderly patient.
I am delighted to share the following Guest Post with you all. It was sent to me by it’s author Karla A. Viera, MD. It is – as she explained in her email to me – ‘an open letter to an elderly patient’. And is shared with us with ‘the purpose of humanizing mental health […]
Guest Post by Laura A. – ‘My son’s best friend.’
I am delighted to be able to publish this ‘Guest Post’ which was sent in to us by Laura A. As someone who experiences mental health challenges myself, and as someone who writes and blogs about them, and as someone who – running this mental health writer’s guild – who reads a lot of blog […]
Isolation and ‘My Internal Bloopers Reel’
I thought, this morning, that I would write a piece about ‘isolation’ and ‘internal dialogues’. But as I sat contemplating what I would write, the thought occurred to me that sometime those ‘dialogues’ aren’t really ‘dialogues’ at all. Sometimes, well for me at least, they are more ‘monologues’ than ‘dialogues’. And sometimes they seem to […]
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 […]
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 […]