Combined Subscription to Both Blogs

Combined Subscription to Both Blogs

If you hadn’t noticed before, this site actually hosts two blogs. One, my personal thoughts and writings, and the other the Survivor News and Reviews, stuff I’m sharing along with some quick thoughts, or sometimes a contribution from someone else. That has always meant two RSS feeds and two email subscriptions for you to follow…

Social Media can Be Good or Bad For Our Mental Health, Depending on Who We Follow
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Social Media can Be Good or Bad For Our Mental Health, Depending on Who We Follow

(ed note, updated in Dec 2020) I write often about the connection between social media use and mental health. If you’ve seen any of my previous posts, you know that I tend to be doubtful of there being any direct tie between simply using social media, and being depressed. Rather, I think it really depends…

Repeating the Same Mistakes in a Broken Mental Healthcare System

Repeating the Same Mistakes in a Broken Mental Healthcare System

Once upon a time, there were mental health asylums across the US. But, they weren’t great, and some of them were even mistreating patients. So, we closed them. The thought was that community-based services would be better, and now that we were closing the asylums, surely the resources necessary to pay for and staff these…

Disclosure Seems Like a Simple Word, It’s Not a Simple Thing To Do

Disclosure Seems Like a Simple Word, It’s Not a Simple Thing To Do

Ah, the art of disclosure. Actually coming forward and telling someone about the childhood abuse you experienced. Seems like it should be so simple. Something bad is happening, or did happen so tell someone about it. If only…. It’s not that simple, and we all know that. I recently saw someone sharing an article from…