Category Archives: Mental Health

This REALLY Isn’t Okay – YouTube Video

I saw this video show up yesterday on YouTube, but I didn’t watch/read it until today – This REALLY Isn’t Okay – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xEHeoarucY (around 12:32 minutes long). As someone who has chronic pain and chronic illness, I can … Continue reading

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Interesting Bipolar Disorder Statistics — The Dopamine Queen

People with bipolar disorder, on average, suffer 10 years before receiving treatment and only 49% of bipolar individuals receive treatment. The average age of American bipolar disorder onset is 25 years old 83% of bipolar cases are considered severe. More … Continue reading

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Colonial Gothic Bundle of Holding Update – July 9, 2019

I missed this when I posted the original post, New Bundle of Holding Offers and Interesting Update from Bundle of Holding – July 4, 2019, but noticed it when I added the information to the Gaming Sunday post recently. I … Continue reading

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40 Odd Things — Beckie’s Mental Mess

I first saw this on Barb’s site, “Bipolar Barb” and thought… “This looks like fun! 40 odd things about me . . . Please play along! They’re fun to read! 1. Do you like bleu cheese? Yes 2. Coke or … Continue reading

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Why You Should Start Practicing Mood Hygiene — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

We practice personal hygiene, dental hygiene, etc. But have you ever thought to practice mood or mental health hygiene? The word hygiene was derived from the Greek goddess of health, Hygiea. Hygiene is defined as the science of the establishment … Continue reading

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New Bundle of Holding Offers and Interesting Update from Bundle of Holding – July 4, 2019

Newest Bundle of Holding Offers (one is Fourth of July themed) below, but first the interesting update: A NEW FEATURE: PURCHASE UPGRADES! One long-standing feature request from Bundle of Holding customers is, “I’d like to be able to buy just … Continue reading

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Being Alone vs Being Lonely – What’s the Difference? – YouTube Video

After re-blogging https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/07/03/alone-but-rarely-lonely-mental-health-home original post – http://mentalhealthathome.org/2019/07/02/alone-lonely/, I figured YouTube might be a great place for possible answers to the question – Being Alone vs Being Lonely – What’s the Difference? – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYLLJYm26c8 (around 6:51 minutes long). You … Continue reading

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Alone, But Rarely Lonely — Mental Health @ Home

Can you be alone without being lonely? Or lonely without being alone? I would say yes on both counts, Google gives this as the primary definition of lonely: “sad because one has no friends or company.” A secondary definition is … Continue reading

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Recovery is Possible (my post featured as a guest author on the Trigger Publishing Blog) — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

I didn’t know other people didn’t feel the way I did, or that it wasn’t normal to feel electrical impulses misfiring throughout my body from the top of my head to the tips of my toes. I didn’t understand that … Continue reading

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How to Live 100 Years, According to the World’s Oldest People – MyHeritage

I saw this on MyHeritage – How to Live 100 Years, According to the World’s Oldest People – MyHeritage: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/how-to-live-100-years-according-to-the-worlds-oldest-people/. I don’t agree that there are too many things you can do to prolong your life. Having volunteered or worked … Continue reading

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