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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This Week in Mentalists – Countdown to the #VMGMindAwards Edition

This week’s edition of TWIM is themed on the Mind Media Awards, as the nominations were announced a few days ago. For the last two year’s running the Mark Hanson Award for Digital Media was won by somebody who was no stranger to these pages. In 2011 it was Pandora, author of the Confessions of […]

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This Week in Mentalists – Becoming Bourgeois Edition

This weekend I realised I’d undergone a transformation, though admittedly not as dramatic a transformation as Pandora’s last week (hi, Mum-to-be!). I suddenly found myself excited about a trip to Ikea. I was thinking about lampshades, colour schemes, fitted kitchens. All this could only mean one thing. I have finally become irredeemably middle-class. Oh dear, I’ve […]

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The future of The World of Mentalists

As announced this weekend, Pandora is leaving her role as co-editor of this site in order to pursue her new career as Mummy. As well as taking time to thank Pan for the hard work she’s put in over the last couple of years, this seems like a good time to open a discussion about […]

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This Week in Mentalists – The Maternal Retirement Edition

¡Hola de las Islas Canarias, amigos! And a warm welcome to this week’s TWIM. This one may be a little shorter than those of my usual standard – my holiday can largely be blamed for this – but frankly that’s no bad thing, is it? Possible triggers in this edition of TWIM: child abuse, infertility, […]

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This Week In Mentalists- The ‘Sunny’ Bank Holiday Edition?!!!

Hi, I’m Kate, and I hope you enjoy this bank holiday edition of TWIM!! (It’s a Monday off for most people, in case those not in the UK don’t know. Sorry if you’re not getting one!!) Please note that this TWIM may contain these triggers so please do be careful. First up a story in […]

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This Week in Mentalists – The Endless Earworm Edition

Hello.  I’m bourach from Conversations with my Head coming to a computer near you with some interesting stories of mentalism. Be aware of any incoherence as I’ve just woken up from a rather pleasing nap on my sofa. This week Werehorse has had some into what is going on in her life: So today, after […]

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1 in 2 and 77.7p – some numbers

Originally posted on zedkat:
[Content note: discusses violence against women]   There are more disabled women than men in the UK. In 2010/11, there were 6.1 million disabled women (20%) and 5.4 million men (18%). 6.1 million women, 20%. And yet, to listen to mainstream UK feminism, you would hardly know it. This post is…

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This Week in Mentalists – Chin-Stroking Guardianista Edition

This seems to have been something of a week for know-nothing pundits spouting tired cliches about mental health in the Grauniad, hence the subtitle this week. But don’t worry, there’s also more informed responses from the blogotwitterwebs, and we’ve also got some selections from a nice piece of crowdsourced website. I don’t think there’s anything […]

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