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Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

  My most anticipated month of the year has come and gone; unfortunately, I failed to make the best of it because my mental health sucked big time. Being a part of this amazing team and seeing other people join #mhbb definitely made have a couple of highlights while I was stuck in thy gloomy cave.…… Continue reading Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

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#mhbb: Mental Health Book Bingo TBR (2019)

We’ll be back this January for our 2nd Mental Health Book Bingo!!! We have two, new amazing hosts joining us this year: Jess @kfjblog Lili @UtopiaMind What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that begins this January!!! Click here to know more about it + see our schedule! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram I…… Continue reading #mhbb: Mental Health Book Bingo TBR (2019)

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#MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

  Ayah, it is the 9th of February!!! Isn’t it  kind of too late for you to post this?  *Sighs* I know, I know! However, I am still going to do this. Last month, January, we (Wendy, Sar, Laura, Inge, Christine, and yours truly) hosted our very 1st Mental Health Book Bingo. To learn more about this, click here. We hosted…… Continue reading #MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

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Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”

I loved the title because it showed that you can still be okay and move on with your life despite your childhood trauma. However………… What I liked: The author failing many times after deciding to try to no tallow the past influence his present and future. This was so realistic and authentic that I was…… Continue reading Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”

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Book Review- Under Rose-Tainted Skies: Norah’s voice, and the actions of the people who love & support her are so unique & precious that I didn’t want this story to come to an end.

I LOVE! I ADORE! I STAN! Under Rose-Tainted Skies is an #OwnVoices mental health novel that was brilliantly written by Louise Gornall. I listened to the audiobook, and I was surprised with how perfect the narration was. The way Norah talked and thought was incredibly, well voiced. The rushed thoughts running through her mind, and…… Continue reading Book Review- Under Rose-Tainted Skies: Norah’s voice, and the actions of the people who love & support her are so unique & precious that I didn’t want this story to come to an end.

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Through the Shattered Glass #8 / I find it ironic how…

About the series : In case the title didn’t give it all, Through the Shattered Glass is going to be my Grey Journal. I am going to document my lowest, darkest moments in life. It is also a Journal, but it will only display my darkest days, perhaps even a bit about the aftermath. I wasn’t…… Continue reading Through the Shattered Glass #8 / I find it ironic how…

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Book Review: The Girl in Between #1 {A MH book that hits close to home}

” That was one of the worst things about being sick. Someone was always waiting on you, which meant disappointing people was inevitable.” As a person who has mixed headaches ( Migraine + Tension headache), I almost cried upon reading the quote above. I missed out on a lot of University events because of my…… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl in Between #1 {A MH book that hits close to home}