Building blocks of empowerment.

What this series is about. Empowerment is a word that covers many meanings. It is used in different contexts but today I’ll focus on empowerment within mental health and recovery. Becoming empowered plays an important role in rehabilitation. That is the process where you discover yourself behind the mask of being an ill person and … Continue reading Building blocks of empowerment.

Empowerment – You have the right to be assertive.

What this series is about. Empowerment is a word that covers many meanings. It is used in different contexts but today I’ll focus on empowerment within mental health and recovery. When I was confronted  with mental illness in my life, it felt like depression took everything down in one fell swoop. I’m not saying that … Continue reading Empowerment – You have the right to be assertive.

Why blogging is good for your mental health – Shared stories empower people.

The power of storytelling. I started this blog in October 2018. I wrote two short posts about burnout. Almost a year later I needed to pour my thoughts onto my screen just to get them out of my head. It worked. Somehow I was able to work through what was troubling my mind at the … Continue reading Why blogging is good for your mental health – Shared stories empower people.