here is part 1 of my presentation at MentalHealthCamp on the topic “blogging yourself home – writing, blogging and creativity.” i’ll present it as if i was talking at the presentation and treat you, dear readers, as if you were participants in the workshop. here we go … when i was a little girl, there… Continue reading blogging yourself home
coping digitally, a session at the 2009 northern voice blogging conference that talked about the intersection of blogging and mental health and how social media can help derease the stigma of mental health was a real success. raul did a live blog of the session. thanks, raul! the overwhelming feedback, during and after the session,… Continue reading MentalHealthCamp – a whole conference about mental health and blogging
this is a summary of the discussion we had on monday about mental health and blogging. thanks for all the great comments! i will use this as my guideline (guidepost?) for my participation at coping digitally, a panel discussion about mental illness and social media that i’ll be part of at the northern voice blogging… Continue reading mental health and blogging: a summary of questions
yesterday i told you about coping digitally, a panel discussion about mental illness and social media that i’ll be part of at this year’s northern voice blogging conference here in vancouver this coming friday and saturday (february 20 and 21, 2009). it was airdrie’s idea to begin with; the other person who will participate is… Continue reading panel discussion on mental health and blogging
friends, i’m going to do the unthinkable. i will not blog for 8 days!!! see you on the 31st, for the carnival of eating disorders. in the meantime, please amuse yourself, look to your left, and have fun with my over 1,000 posts and pages! (or you could also do what i do: go out,… Continue reading lazy vacation
bill* started participating with CMHA’s recreation program in 1999. his first event was a four-day camping trip with four staff and twenty-three other participants who he had never met before. bill made an instant impression though – he wore a big black cowboy hat and bermuda shorts, and displayed a genuine appreciation for the opportunity… Continue reading blogathon: blogging for the canadian mental health association
this post marks ID#1000 on my site. dear web site, let me take this opportunity to thank you. you’ve taught me so much! i don’t even know where to begin. just today i learned about a new quirk in wordpress. (if you post lots of posts, some entries can accidentally get stuck in a sort… Continue reading blogathon: post #1000!
on july 26, i will not sleep. from 5 am to 5 am the next morning, i will be blogging. yup, i’m participating in this year’s blogathon, a marathon in which selected bloggers such as raul and rebecca, bloggers participate to raise awareness and funds for their favourite charities. for 24 hours, every 30 minutes,… Continue reading blogathon 2008: countdown to insomnia!
the other day, carol took a video of me babbling on about the mind of a blogger. that got me thinking. do i really want to frame everything in terms of blogging? is that the kind of world i want to inhabit? that was not one of those sneering hypothetical questions. (as in, “come on,… Continue reading changes
hey, friends … just a quick note today, to tell you about three interesting health interactive health projects here in the blogosphere (btw, that’s where blogospherians hang out, as anthony informed me the other day). the first one ends on february 4 so you better run. you could win a $50 gift certificate at target.… Continue reading 3 interactive health projects: weight loss, women’s health and body image