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Mothering and Mental illness

Originally posted on Psych Central

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/triple-winner/2017/03/parenting-and-mental-illness/

It is natural to wonder if you are a “good enough” mother. This can be amplified with mental illness. 444 more words

Mental Illness

The Dark Side of Mania

One of the most common misconceptions about mania, is the fact that many believe it is solely a euphoric and extremely happy state of mind in which your self-confidence flows as of that of a great river, and nothing could stand in your way. 457 more words

Schizoaffective Disorder

Trusting Your Moods With Schizoaffective Disorder

First published Psych Central

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/triple-winner/2017/03/trusting-your-moods-with-schizoaffective-disorder/

I have a thought and mood disorder called schizoaffective disorder. It is similar to bipolar disorder, in that I have mood swings with periods of mania and depression. 376 more words

Mental Illness

Coping With Schizoaffective Disorder

Originally published Psych Central
https://blogs.psychcentral.com/triple-winner/2017/03/coping-with-my-mental-health-symptoms/

With schizoaffective disorder and social anxiety, I have a number of different types of symptoms to cope with.

For me, psychotic symptoms can be the hardest to deal with. 542 more words

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something to think

“Create the best stuff out of the skeletons of the worst times of your life,” is what I’d say. Explore the world around you and create an internal dialogue, wether fiction or fact, the substance is all relevant to the human condition.

Schizoaffective

The Power of Words

sometimes people don’t know what to say when they find I have a mental illness. I found a list from the DBSA http://www.dbsalliance.org and made a short video of things thst could be hurtful and alternatives.

Mental Illness

Day 13

I finally slept 8 hours! I took my husband to the movies to see Logan. I realized in the movie that he does want me around. 243 more words

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