Tag Archives: Mental Health Blogging

On Quitting Blogging

It is one year tomorrow since I quit blogging at Confessions of a Serial Insomniac, which was my online home for three full years of chaotic mental illness and trauma therapy. With the blog, the entity ‘Pandora’ effectively died; yes, I maintain a presence here, but this is a collaborative blog covering various mental health-related […]

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Writing Helps You Confront Who You Really Are

Hi everyone. This is a guest post from Natasha, who recently started writing poetry as a means of exploring her mental health problems. Here she explains how she has found the pursuit therapeutic. The titular statement of this post was brought to my attention at a workshop I attended. it resonated with me for many […]

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The 2012 TWIM Awards: The Results!

Good morning, everyone, and may I take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a very happy and peaceful 2013. For those that struggled in 2012, I hope this year will be a better one for you. For those who did reasonably well in the 12 months past, may that long continue. […]

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The 2012 TWIM Awards: The Shortlist

So, here we are! It’s time to announce the shortlist for this year’s TWIM Awards. Thanks to all of you that nominated blogs. The response was fantastic and the enthusiasm palpable – we really appreciate it. As you know, most of our categories will be decided by our panel of judges. However, two – ‘Best […]

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The TWIM Awards 2012: Meet the Judges

So, as Z announced on Monday, it’s that time of year again – but this year we’ve decided to play the TWIM Awards differently. We have recruited a panel of seven experienced and knowledgeable people with an interest in mental health – representing patients, professionals, charities and journalism – and I’m here today to introduce […]

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This Week In Mentalists – Crime-Fighting Guinea-Pigs Edition

Hello, and welcome to another edition of TWIM, which features discussion of self-harm, recreational drug use, excessive drinking, a car accident, suicidal thoughts and behaviours and hospitalisation, as well as friendship, birthdays and crime-fighting guinea-pigs.

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This Week In Mentalists: The Struggling and Recovering Edition

Hello all, it is me My Crazy Bipolar Life bringing you this week’s TWIM 🙂 I have to admit I have been so busy with starting my new uni course and attending appointments that I have got a bit behind with my blog reading and where everyone is at, so this is giving me the […]

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This Week in Mentalists – The No More Cake Edition

Hello all, it’s Bellsie from Obsessively Compulsively Yours here. It’s my first time, so fingers crossed… It’s Birthday Season in our house at the moment – my family manage to squish almost all our birthdays into a two week period. Being the designated cake maker, I’ve been a little busy. Rainbow cake, chocolate cakes, carrot […]

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This Week In Mentalists – The Pimms O’clock Edition

Howdy folks! It’s LittleFeet from Chaos and Control here. At this juncture I always feel I ought to have some kind of witty anecdote prepared… But I don’t. Instead, I shall move straight into TWIM. Apologies for any typso, speeling and grammer mistaykes ect. I have been enjoying the sun and drinking Pimms *hic*. I […]

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