Helpful: Community. Boundaries. Suffering. The push-pull of perfectionism. To always make the effort! Being polite and conversational. Being industrious. Learning to better trust myself amid schizoaffective disorder. Learning to “adjust” over time. Being organized in most ways. Listening to music. … Continue Reading 31 Things That Have Either Helped Me Or That Have Not
Will we see increased suicide rates during this recession? There’s no doubt about it, we’re in a global economic recession. And historically, … Increased suicide rates during a recession
I remember one of the first times I heard this statement. And, it rubbed me the wrong way! Granted, I was with some people that I ended up not caring for. But, the idea that anytime this statement is made, … Continue Reading The Struggle Is Real…
Blog I very much enjoy the blogosphere. Very. And, I’ve been slowly returning to regular liking and commenting. It does take a lot to find the focus to get a post (or three) written. I certainly can’t do it every … Continue Reading An Update On The State Of My Blog/Life/Illness
Niraj Of niraj.home.blog is making an appearance/guest post on my blog! I am grateful for his taking the time to write the following post. Thanks again, Niraj! 🙂 I have been told so many times how essential it is to … Continue Reading Waking Up Early – A Guest Post By Niraj Of niraj.home.blog
I like to feel like I am making progress, so I think about the idea of “one day at a time.” It’s not always the case that I am making progress, and a lot of times, whatever work I am … Continue Reading What Does “One Day At A Time” Mean In The Scheme Of Things?
I am troubled by my delusions and hallucinations. As someone who has chronic mental health issues, I absolutely hate getting “stuck” with, in many cases, having to ”connect the dots.” Imagine if you will, that you have affixed your attention, … Continue Reading Symptoms That Trouble Me And How I Deal With Them
Everything’s good btw! 🙂 I have several posts lined up until the end of August 2020. I’ll be back once I’ve had a chance to regroup! Thanks, as always, for reading my blog!
Maybe I am asking the wrong group of people, as many of my readers are struggling with mental health conditions themselves. But, I do wonder. I have wondered. And, I will continue to wonder. I will never know what being … Continue Reading What Do People Without Psychosis Think About?
NOTE: This was written awhile ago, but still applies to many of us. It is desire, along with having decent stability, that helps with my having good insight. And, I have just enough decent stability to make me have good … Continue Reading Inside Suffering: A Look At Stability, Insight, And Statistics
Well, what do I mean by self-destructive mode? I mean simply, when I am drinking caffeinated beverages, and eating entirely too much for one sitting. I know, it’s quite glamorous—but, it’s when I tend to be inspired and can produce! … Continue Reading I Do Some Of My Most Satisfying Work When I Am In Self-Destructive Mode
This week I am making an observation: “We are creatures of habit, because…” Please reply seriously or in good fun. … Continue Reading Philosophical Friday
NOTE: As with my no longer posting on politics, I am no longer planning to post on (new or old) family matters. This is my final post in that arena, as I have learned that all of the above can … Continue Reading Having Grace In The Worst Of Situations
This week I am posing a question: “Even when you ascribe meaning to something, does life ever get you down … Continue Reading Philosophical Friday
This week I am making an observation: “Humanity has come a long way, but still has further to go.” Please … Continue Reading Philosophical Friday
But, it “seems” that I was functioning better without any meds. It’s difficult to wrap one’s brain around it, but I actually wasn’t doing all that well in those days—the days prior to my taking meds! I was so close … Continue Reading I Don’t Like To Look Back (Even Though I Do)