Much like with movies, television has some issues with mental health representation in their shows. Some shows have awful and inaccurate representation, while others take care to be as accurate as possible. So I am focusing on the latter and sharing some shows that aim for better mental health representation.
Mental health and movies have a tempestuous relationship. Often times depictions are very inaccurate or stereotyped. But there are some films worth watching that portray mental health accurately and respectfully.
To continue my series on mental health representation in media, I am sharing some books that I think have interesting and accurate representations of mental health in them.
May is Mental Health Month and I am doing a miniseries highlighting depictions of mental health and mental illness in various media. For this post, I am focusing on video games that I think you should play that have a focus on mental health.
Eliza is a visual novel set in the Seattle tech scene focusing on the AI counseling app Eliza and one of its creators, Evelyn. Mental health meets technology in this story and we play as Evelyn to help her decide what is right and wrong, and what is best for her.
As geeks, we almost all know what our Hogwarts house is. And with times being what they are recently, I figured it was a good time to make some suggestions for how to take care of ourselves based on where the Sorting Hat placed us.
In honor of World Mental Health Day, I wanted to share some depictions of various mental health issues from different fandoms that have really resonated with me.
For day 6 of the 30 Day Geek Out Challenge, I am sharing one of my geeky real-life inspirations. Continue reading
May is Mental Health Month, and mental health is an incredibly important thing to me as someone who lives with mental illnesses. So for every post this month I’ll be including this message and resources as a reminder that there should be no stigma for mental illness and that everyone has mental health.
One of my favorite things about mobile games is the portable factor is having it on your phone. And there have been many games made for mobile with relaxing and stress relief in mind. And since I shared video games to help you destress, I figured mobile games would be fitting too. So in this post, I am going to share some of my favorite mobile games to help you destress that I have found. Continue reading
While I try many different mobile games, I haven’t played one quite like this. #SelfCare is not about winning, it’s not about surviving, and it’s not about the game really. The goal is simply to feel better. Continue reading
I know a lot of gamers, including myself, that use video games to destress from the stresses of real life. And I find certain games are really good for relaxing with and are great for gamers and non-gamers alike. Continue reading
We are just over two weeks into the new year, and I am already tired. Tired enough that I have lost the motivation to do many things, including blog. With this feeling, plus the topic of burnout buzzing around the internet, I figured what better way to beat it than by writing about it. So here are some tips to making recovery from burnout a little bit geekier. Continue reading
It’s that time of year where I can get a little bit stressed. The semester has started, deadlines are coming up, and the transition into the fall brings new challenges and responsibilities. So in order to keep going, I need a bit of self care. So why not geekify it? Continue reading