Busting 5 Mental Health Myths

Busting 5 Mental Health Myths

As someone who has been actively engaged in the mental health community on social media for the past few years, I have come across an alarming amount of misconceptions about mental health conditions. Many of these myths either minimize conditions (e.g., "Depression is just being sad. Cheer up!"). Others falsely stereotype entire populations (e.g., "People with psychosis are [...]

#DepressionFeelsLike

#DepressionFeelsLike

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 [...]

10 Things to Drop in the New Decade

10 Things to Drop in the New Decade

2020 is a fresh new start. Let's kick it off the RIGHT way. This past decade, I've come across so many issues in the way people discuss mental health & mental illness.   Here is my list of things to leave behind in 2019:   Anti-psychiatry shenanigans "You don't need pills! Those are harmful! "Do [...]