Last month, I was really excited to come across mental health-related trending hashtags on Twitter! When I saw #DepressionFeelsLike trending, I decided to tweet about it as well. I was surprised by just how many people resonated with the tweets! https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/1203127763185651713 https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/1203136020641964033 In fact, my tweet was even the core of [...]
#KeepTalkingMH Vlogging is Up!
Recently, I created a video for #KeepTalkingMH on Rebecca Lombardo's YouTube channel. Check my video out! Also, make sure to check out the others! https://youtu.be/lpVnBS4keE0 Thank you so much for the opportunity to participate!
PODCAST TIME! #BeyondYourPast
https://twitter.com/BeyondYourPast/status/1034074301551575041 I've never been on a podcast before, but I jumped at this opportunity. It was such a great experience. I loved getting the chance to use a new platform for psychoeducation & discussing bipolar disorder! Thank you, Matthew Pappas of the awesome "Beyond Your Past" podcast! LISTEN HERE!
You are my SUNSHINE [Blogger Award]!
Gaming Disorder: What is it?
Many people hear the term “gaming disorder” and instantly have strong reactions. Some find it ridiculous to label a fun hobby as a disorder. Others claim that gaming truly can be addictive and harmful. Parents may even instantly try to diagnosis their kids who seem to play Fortnite too much. To be clear, if you [...]
#TheRealityofDepressionIs on Twitter
@ShutUpAmanda, who has been creating Twitter mental health hashtags for the past 3 years, started #TheRealityofDepressionIs following the recent suicides and flood of news/posts/tweets on suicide and depression. Amanda has dealt with depression for years and wanted to kick off a conversation! Below, I share ten tweets using the hashtag: https://twitter.com/ShutUpAmanda/status/1006028840437571584 https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/1007803353974431744 https://twitter.com/lizard_lou/status/1006023561717223424 https://twitter.com/afspnational/status/1006152654261837825 [...]
Going “Gaga” Over the Transgender Military Ban Controversy
This week, Trump announced that transgender citizens would be banned from serving the military. The announcement got, as Trump would put it, "huuuge" reaction. The debate over whether transgender people would be good or bad for the military sparked conversations all over social media platforms. Lady Gaga, who is a major LGBTQ advocate, even got [...]
This article is dedicated to Parkinson’s Day, which is April 11th. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative brain disorder. For most people, this disease progresses slowly, with symptoms taking years to develop. This is not a fatal condition. However, complications from the disease are serious; the CDC rates complications from PD as the 14th top [...]
With World Bipolar Day on March 30th, I decided to reach out on social media with the hashtag #WhatBipolarFeelsLike to see how Bipolar Disorder impacts individuals. I got all types of tweets and messages in response to the hashtag! There were descriptions of mania, of depression, and of the disorder overall. Here are a few [...]
#BipolarDisorder #Art on Twitter
https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/838449470660567040 I drew manic and depressive bipolar symptoms! 🙂