Mental Illness

Bipolar Makes A Mess: Can Counseling help? – Guest post by happygrumpymom

The following is a guest post submitted by happygrumpymom from over at http://www.happygrumpymom.wordpress.com and is published with both her permission and my thanks… Bipolar Makes A Mess: Can Counseling help? Managing my bipolar disorder is difficult – and yes, sometimes it makes “normal” life impossible. For the times when I come out of the mess – […]

Ten Things I’ve Learned from My Depression – Guest Post by Surviving The Specter

The following is a guest post submitted by Chris over at Surviving the Specter and is published with his permission. At the head of his post Chris places the following note: “Note to Reader: This post mentions my suicide attempt. If this is a trigger, please do not read it at this time. May peace find […]

We’ll Miss You Steve – Guest post by Lily Pup.

As you know, I sometimes post guest posts submitted by our members. It is something which I like to do as not only does it allow our members to catch a first-hand glimpse of the writing styles of other members but it also affords members which an additional avenue through which they can share their […]

The Illness That Defines You – Guest Post by Miss Bipolar.

As many of you know, I sometimes publish (and actively encourage) guest posts from folk.  I do so as I truly believe that it is important that we as a community get to share and in order the provide folk with an opportunity to actively contribute to the guild.   I do of course reserve the right […]

Walking the Walk And Not Just Talking The Talk!

Having chosen the title that I have, I think I am duty bound to point out that the purpose of this post is in no way meant to criticize but instead to encourage and motivate.  It is also a reflection on my opinion of the wonderful commitment that one of our members – Sam from over […]

Where Is Your Safe Place? – Guest post by Annie from gentlekindness’s blog.

“Alas, Poor Yorick, I knew him well” Being silly, I placed my hand like this over the glass and quoted Hamlet by Shakespeare. In the gravedigger scene, Prince Hamlet picks up a random skull and says “alas , poor Yorick. I knew him well” This is my sense of silly humor when I am not […]

At The ‘Heart’ of It All.

I admit that it might, at first, seem a little strange to see a heart graphic on a mental health site/blog. But please bear with me, if you will, as I really do believe that this is an important issue and one which can be impacted by and therefore definitely is related to Mental Health. You […]

Member’s Profile – My Depersonalization Experience.

Well, I haven’t posted a member’s profile post for a while now and so I am absolutely  delighted to be able to post this one in which we profile our newest member – Christopher – from over at My Depersonalization Experience. Due to my having again been unwell lately and only now starting to recover, I […]

Member’s Profile – lilypupslife

In the spirit of sharing information about our members and the resources or writings that they offer we often run our Member’s Profile Feature. Today I am sharing the profile of one of our newest members and I hope that you will make them feel welcome and go over and visit their blog/site. Please remember […]

Submission From A Member – Reader Discretion Required.

Dear Reader/Member. I am displaying the Trigger Warning sign on this post as this post deals with matters of both suicide and self-harming. Members and readers are therefore encouraged to use discretion and consider very carefully whether they wish to continue reading. Hi all, I received an email this morning to which the following article/post […]