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RIP @mybipolarlife aka the award-winning blogger My Crazy Bipolar Life

I was very sad to hear from two different sources that the author of the My Crazy Bipolar Life blog – also known as @mybipolarlife on Twitter – has passed away. I did not know MCBL well – in fact I never met her or even learned her true name, as she blogged anonymously. However, […]

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This Week in Mentalists – Final Edition

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
This Week in Mentalists is a series that’s been going for several years now, hosted on various blogs. It’s now time for it to come to an end. As I described a few days ago, this is for a few reasons. The round-ups have been declining in popularity for a while…

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How is the use of social media in mental health evolving?

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
Now that the excitement of the TWIM Awards shortlisting is over (for now, come back on 21st December for the final results) it’s time for me to pen a few thoughts on the use of social media in mental health. A lot of this is linked to my own personal journey…

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This Week in Mentalists Awards 2013 – The Shortlist

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
After a month of nominations from the public, we now have a shortlist for the This Week in Mentalists Awards 2013. This is the fourth year of the awards, showcasing the best in mental health blogging (and also for the first time this year, vlogging). Sifting through the nominations to come…

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This Week in Mentalists – Last Chance to Nominate for the #TWIMAwards Edition

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
Hi all. The nominations for the This Week in Mentalists will close at the end of Thursday. You have until then to leave a comment on this blog post telling us your favourite mental health blogs and vlogs (note: you need to nominate at least two blogs or vlogs to be…

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This Week in Mentalists – The “I’m so OCD” Edition

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
Hello! This is Bellsie from Obsessively Compulsively Yours here. This week is OCD Awareness Week – a chance to clear up some of the myths that still surround the illness. The term OCD is frequently misused in everyday language, and a recent street survey highlighted that 44% of people felt they…

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Introducing the This Week in Mentalists Awards 2013

Originally posted on Quinonostante:
Thanks for your time folks. Nominations are now closed (except for Best New Blog and Most Sadly Missed) and we look forward to announcing the winners soon. As the weekly This Week in Mentalists social media roundups transfer from The World of Mentalists website to here, it’s also time to announce…

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This Week in Mentalists – What’s in a Word Edition

I’ve been a bit disorganised with regards to the TWIM rota over the last few weeks, hence why it’s me doing it for the third week in a row. However, next week it’ll revert to the normal pattern of it being a different blogger each week. It’ll also be in the new home for TWIM […]

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This Week In Mentalists – The Arrrrrr! Rated Edition

Good Sunday to you fine fellow mentalists!  My name is Gary (@mentellhealth), a freelance writer with my own blog over http://www.mentellhealth.org (not a typo) and this is my first post for TWOM so be gentle with me!  I don’t think there are too many triggers in here, but, as always, use caution when reading.  I […]

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