For a number of years, I spent a great deal of time looking ahead. I mean, if I wasn’t reminiscing … Continue Reading Taking Life One Hour At A Time
Awhile back, the above question was asked by Eliza’s Journey to Life (on one of her “Gratitude Challenge” posts). My … Continue Reading What Five Things Do You Like About Yourself?
I was just thinking about this, as I was perusing the featured posts on my web site. What makes me … Continue Reading What Makes You Uniquely You?
Talk about making mistakes! And, just because you spent a long time making one! This post is about how I … Continue Reading Focus And Changing Direction (Sooner Rather Than Later)
One day, while browsing around Reddit, I was excited to find this post’s image file. And, both it and some … Continue Reading Talking It Out (And Doing The Right Thing) Has Helped Me
The list: 1. That it’s difficult to keep track of all of my followers, but it’s necessary to do. 2. … Continue Reading 21 Things I’ve Learned In 10 Weeks Of Blogging
“The only meaning I can ascribe to my life is one that challenges me and makes me happy.” —Mio Angelo … Continue Reading Someone Who I Can Look Up To
It most certainly does—and, I take pride in it! I can be feeling all sorts of “messed up,” and writing … Continue Reading Writing Grounds Me
I am saddened by what everyone goes through in this community of “good” people. I go through it too. I … Continue Reading We Are Worth It!!! (Words Of Encouragement)
Here is an article published earlier today, discussing the age old argument of nature vs. nurture in schizophrenia: https://www.npr.org/2020/04/05/826695581/in-hidden-valley-road-a-familys-journey-helps-shift-the-science-of-mental-illnes
I was having a discussion with my wife today, about where I’d be if I had kept my very first … Continue Reading Striking A Balance With Your Perseverance (And, Not Being Dumb About It)
Why don’t a lot of people with severe mental illness realize that they are ill? This is a good question … Continue Reading Helping Others, 20 Years After My Diagnosis
My progress with my mental health is quite unusual. I’ll admit that. And, I took a big leap forward in … Continue Reading The Friend Who Helped Me Get Up The Confidence To Date My Wife
In no particular order, the first key to my success with mental health, was getting over my old self that … Continue Reading The Three Keys To My Success With Mental Health
I recently went through a scrapbook with both my mother and my wife. It had a little bit of everything … Continue Reading Perusing A Scrapbook Of My Childhood And Teenage Memories
Nothing has helped mold me more than suffering. Nothing. Suffering, to me, is how we become better people. No one … Continue Reading When Suffering Makes You Good