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”
In this three part series, I’ve been sharing instances of “when my mind plays tricks on me.” Now, I’d like … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 3/3)
In the last post, I shared some of the things, that I’ve been through in my life. Delusions and hallucinations. … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 2/3)
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…
I had my first psychotic break in the late 1990’s. Shortly after 2000, I regularly began taking my medications. It … Continue Reading When Your Mind Plays Tricks On You: An Exercise In Awareness (Part 1/3)
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
NOTE: This post is about my psychosis experience, but I also wanted to say that chronic illnesses “in general” cause … Continue Reading I Am The Exception Rather Than The Rule: Intentionality And My Experience With Psychosis
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)
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