2020 has sucked. There are no two ways about it. This year, I watched a lot of my friendships dissipate over politics. And, in a lot of ways, that is just unacceptable. But, you know what… life goes on… does … Continue Reading Reflecting A Bit On 2020: On Friendships, On Psychosis
I’d like to say that all is peachy, but I am writing from the perspective of the “struggle.” And, I wonder if it will ever just “go away,” knowing full-well that I have life-long issues. So, why hope? Why care? … Continue Reading More On The Struggle
I have schizoaffective disorder, and I am to a degree, high-functioning (whatever that means). And, I can’t tell you how alone I feel with how I get along in the world today. For years, family and friends have been all … Continue Reading When You’re High Functioning, Your Problems Might Get Overlooked
I can’t always do this, but I have noticed (as many anxiety sufferers probably have) that many of the things I fear in life, are unfounded. To elaborate, it is more than fear that I am talking about—it’s my delusions. … Continue Reading I Am Learning To Double And Triple Check Many Beliefs
NOTE: This post is about my psychosis experience, but I also wanted to say that chronic illnesses “in general” cause A LOT of problems for the individuals struggling with them. Intentionality often drives my daily practice! In addition to having … Continue Reading I Am The Exception Rather Than The Rule: Intentionality And My Experience With Psychosis
Disclaimer: This Site is intended to provide general knowledge, and is not intended to serve as medical advice of any sort. Changes in mental health treatment should never be made without consulting your health care provider. This has been my … Continue Reading Struggling? Newly Diagnosed? A Message For Families Of Those With Psychosis!
There is nothing more disconcerting for me than my delusions and hallucinations. They occur every day. When my wife is available, I will oftentimes get a “reality check,” which definitely helps. I don’t share any of the things I share … Continue Reading The Reality Of My Delusions And Hallucinations