The body & Mental Health – What’s Up with Weight?

‘Oh those pills make me fat’ is a common complaint. [1] When I was prescribed antidepressants this concern came to mind. At the time I felt so bad that the worry stayed somewhat in the back of my mind. My doctor asked me about my appetite but didn’t really go into the weight gain question. … Continue reading The body & Mental Health – What’s Up with Weight?

Book Review – Managing The Depression Puzzle by A.L. Peterson from MentalHealth@Home.

If you know Ashley from her blog MentalHealth@Home, you’ll be already familiar with her no-nonsense and straight to the point writing style. Her latest book, ‘Managing the Depression Puzzle’ is a short one, 124 pages, but is packed full of information about, you guessed it, depression. The book is written in short chapters which makes … Continue reading Book Review – Managing The Depression Puzzle by A.L. Peterson from MentalHealth@Home.

Bits of my story – How to deal with gaslighting?

This post is a follow up of yesterday's post about gaslighting. I explained some characteristics and told some of my story. Today I'll share what helped me to cope with the difficult relationship with my mother. From CleanPNG Remain defiant. I studied psychology to have a better understanding of how people and families work. I … Continue reading Bits of my story – How to deal with gaslighting?