‘Oh those pills make me fat’ is a common complaint.  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?
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.
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?
Those who follow my blog may be familiar with the section ‘Bits of Psychology’. This post started out like that but soon it took its own course into my life story. To say it like it is, gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse. It is a manipulation tactic to confuse others, make them question … Continue reading Bits of my story – Gaslighting.
Let’s talk about recovery. What is it and how does it show in your day-to-day life. Because I feel like that is what it is, a constant trying to keep balance and to make progress without that being the utter and only goal. I need to have goals and I need to watch how many … Continue reading My road to recovery.