In a previous post, I talked about how to start a mental health blog, as lots of you expressed your interest in writing about your own mental health journeys and it sounds like it helped a lot of you start the blogging process!
I know that once you get your mental health blog going however, it can be tricky thinking of mental health blog topics to write about on a consistent basis and knowing what your readers want to see on your blog.
So, here are some ideas for mental health blog topics to get your creative juices flowing…
Tell your story
This helps your readers to relate to you and understand the person behind the blog. You could also help inspire someone with your story and make them feel less alone.
How you got past an obstacle in your recovery
Answer a burning question from someone who is going through something you have been through and write about how you managed to overcome or get through something really specific.
Misconceptions about your mental illness
Mental health still has a lot of stigma attached to it and their are a lot of misconceptions about different mental illnesses. Talk about the misconceptions that are specific to your mental illness and turn them on their head by telling the truth.
What are the symptoms of your mental illness
Someone reading your blog might not have been diagnosed with a mental illness but still relate with what you have to say, they might also wonder if this could be an explanation for what they’re going through.
Offer up a list of symptoms that come with having your mental illness and advise them on what to do next if the list resonates with them, such as going to their GP and which treatments are available.
How you maintain your mental health
Everyone has mental health, even if they don’t have a mental illness. So you could write about what habits you employ to maintain your mental health.
Things you do for self care
People are always looking for self care ideas to keep in good mental health shape. So you could share self care ideas that work for you, as inspiration.
A round up of mental health resources
A round up of mental health resources is a good way of directing readers to places they can get help online, books you have found helpful, essential oils that you like or even give you an opportunity to link up to other bloggers.
Talk about your mental health goals
Things you have learnt from your mental illness
It can feel really unfair when you’re in the depth of a mental illness, it sometimes feels like it has wasted so much of your energy and time but you could give yourself and your readers a little boost of positivity by talking about how your mental illness has taught you things about yourself or how you’re grateful for certain aspects of living with a mental illness.
Steps you took to improve your mental health
Most of the time, people searching for mental health blog topics are looking for answers on how to manage or overcome their mental illness. People want solutions to a problem, they also want hope. Talking about how your improved your mental health and the steps you took to do it, can really inspire someone and give them something to work from.
If you’d like some more ideas on mental health blog topics, check out these 100 blog post ideas.
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