I have talked about my mental health quite often and am as open as I can be. So I saw that the mental health book tag I knew I wanted to do it since it talks about two topics that are important to me. I think I saw it in a blog I follow but can’t remember where. I googled and found this tag by Morgan Vega, and I liked the questions. Now, on to MENTAL HEALTH BOOK TAG.
What’s a book or series that features a strong support system?
Something that stood out to me in this novel is the strong female power. Since it is set during the war, it shows the reality of that time when many men died, leaving their families behind.
What’s a book, series, or genre that you turn to when you need to take care of yourself? What’s something that you do—other than reading—to take care of your mental health?
I know that Christmas Fudge Fatality is the 20th book in the Murder in the Mix Series. However, I just looked, and Addison Moore has 40 books in this series. Christmas Fudge Fatality is the one I have read so far. I have a couple of them in my kindle that I’m saving for when I need a pick me up. Other than reading, blogging and Netflix are my self-care.
What’s a book that features a character that is relatable to your mental health or illness?
My emotions sound familiar to my feelings pre-t.
What’s a book that depicts a bad representation of a mental difference or mental illness?
It made me feel that some characters thought that an eating disorder is about picking that fork or not when in reality, it’s not that easy.
What’s a book that depicts a good representation of a mental difference or mental illness?
The first step is to accept help with some kind of therapy, but I think it helps if you can get a support system like Ben’s sister in I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver.
What’s your favorite book that features mental difference or mental illness?
I think it can be a bit of a grey line, but in my opinion, he gives some good advice on mental health.
What’s your least book that features mental difference or mental illness?
Mental health isn’t given the best light here, so I get why people dislike it.
What’s a book that takes you to your happy place? When you are dealing with mental health struggles, what is your happy place?
Whenever, I read a novel, and there is a trans character, I always get the feeling of going to a comfortable place. The reason might be because it’s the character I can relate to the most. The most recent character is Finch from Both Sides Now by Peyton Thomas.
What’s your favorite quote from a book that features mental difference or mental illness? What’s something you want other people to know about mental difference or mental illness?
“Just having your needs met by people who care enough to meet them.”
This quote means a lot to me because I can have a room full of people ready to listen but if I feel that no one cares about what I have to say, my wall is up.
I always try and tag people who support my blog, so here is 4 of them: