There is a real problem in mental health, when we are judged by how well we present ourselves “publicly.” There is an agenda, that those who “recover,” get the spotlight, over those who, in simple terms, have not recovered. Therefore, … Continue Reading Do You “Fake” Being Well?
Yes, I am talking about the ‘R’ word or “recovery.” What exactly does it mean? Well, time has taught me, … Continue Reading A Word That Gets Thrown Around A Lot, And Means A Lot, To A Lot Of People
No, this is not “Attitude” by Charles Swindoll (for those of you who know the reference). Rather, the following is … Continue Reading The Longer I Live, The More I Realize…
According to Ashley of Mental Health @ Home, it is important to “just keep going.” And, that, to me, is … Continue Reading Just Keep Going…
I originally wrote this guest post for http://www.mybrainsnotbroken.com. It was a pleasure working with Nathan of MBNB! Please check out … Continue Reading Key Ways to Cope With Severe Mental Illness — A Guest Post For “My Brain’s Not Broken”
Well, what do I mean by self-destructive mode? I mean simply, when I am drinking caffeinated beverages, and eating entirely … Continue Reading I Do Some Of My Most Satisfying Work When I Am In Self-Destructive Mode
I have a space to ask, “how can I make it better?” And, the side effect is, I ask the … Continue Reading Since I’ve Been Blogging…
Isn’t recovery merely a series of “self-care” practices? The more I study recovery, it sure seems that way! I am … Continue Reading This Is Not An Anti-Recovery Post!
Here we are approaching June, but I couldn’t leave May without posting something about mental health awareness month. As many … Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Month
I take blogging very seriously! And, I only post on topics that I have intimate knowledge of, which is my … Continue Reading Considerate Blogging Is An Honor And A Privilege
Coping With Some Of The Suffering That Is Brought On By Both Life And (Mainly) My Schizoaffective Disorder
NOTE: Life sucks! And, I hate the fear that is associated with sharing this post, and the one on the … Continue Reading Coping With Some Of The Suffering That Is Brought On By Both Life And (Mainly) My Schizoaffective Disorder
I did a guest post for Mental health 360° today, of which I am proud. It was great fun, and … Continue Reading I Have Schizoaffective Disorder… So, What Is That Experience Like?
NOTE: To some, this will seem like a play on words. To me, however, this is the difference between feeling … Continue Reading Recovery In Mental Illness Is A Myth (And More People Need To Know It)
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)
Please tell me the difference between feeling well and being on the “recovery” path. Because I don’t know. Because I … Continue Reading Feeling Well And/Or Being On The “Recovery” Path