Sharing – Mental health books: Books to boost your mental health
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Sharing – Mental health books: Books to boost your mental health

These are Joanne’s suggestions, and I wanted to share them with you all in the interest of offering some small reviews of books about mental health issues. As she says: ” I think everyone needs a self-care library – if you need a little inspiration for what to include in yours, here are some of…

Sharing – Harrowing film shows devastating and fatal impacts of cyberbullying and online abuse

Sharing – Harrowing film shows devastating and fatal impacts of cyberbullying and online abuse

Under the heading of “reviews elsewhere” comes this review of a short film called “Rope”, a raw, honest depiction of online bullying.

““If you’re in your 40s or 50s and someone sends you a cruel message, you can probably brush it off, but if you’re 15 it is much more likely to affect you because you haven’t had the chance to build up that mental resilience.”

Reviews Elsewhere – Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

Reviews Elsewhere – Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

Kevin Eikenberry, who blogs on leadership, has a quick write up of this book, obviously written from the perspective of being a leader and helping identify loneliness in your own life, and the lives of those who follow you in the workplace. That being said, I thought the subject really applied to us when it…

Reviews Elsewhere – The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting by Sarah Naish

Reviews Elsewhere – The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting by Sarah Naish

I found this review by Ali about Sarah’s book. It’s not necessarily for everyone, but I think if you’re a parent of a child who has been through trauma, whether you’ve adopted them as Suzy has, or your biological child has been through trauma, this book might come in handy.: As a mum of two…

Reviews Elsewhere – 10 Best Mental Health Books That Will Completely Change Your Life

Reviews Elsewhere – 10 Best Mental Health Books That Will Completely Change Your Life

OK the headline is a bit of a misnomer, it’s more like 10 little mini-reviews. And, I don’t know if these will necessarily change your life, because that’s a pretty steep claim to make about a book. On the other hand, this list does seem to have some pretty good books in it, some I’ve read or heard of before, some others I had not. So, there may be something on this list that catches your eye and you may want to check out. 

As Pauline says in the intro:

Mental health is a massive struggle in the United States. Add in quarantine, school, work, bullying, social media, bills, and so many other factors, and sometimes your head isn’t as quick to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Whether you struggle with mental illness or you want to educate yourself – here are 10 of the best mental health books that can completely change your life

It’s always better to be educated about mental health, but right now? It might be the difference between helping yourself or someone you love, and being completely helpless. 

Try not to be helpless when so many resources are available. 

Have you read any of the books on this list? What book would you add that did actually change your life? 

Reviews Elsewhere – The Ups and Downs – A Bipolar Picture Book

Reviews Elsewhere – The Ups and Downs – A Bipolar Picture Book

I wouldn’t have thought a book about Bipolar would lend itself to a picture book, but at least in the opinion of Ashley, it works: This book does a great job of simplifying what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder while still staying true to the reality of the illness. The illustrations are well…