I've been having a difficult time drawing/painting ever since my psychotic episode.
Every time I draw I just stare what the paper and have no idea what to do. I generally try to approach my drawing methodically so I can get something on the paper. For example I look a face and say it's five...
I've finally reached a point where I'm happy I know more than the basics of Buddhism, and I have a few conclusions I'd like to share.
First of all, Buddhism is a difficult religion to approach because it has many different streams and no such thing as a holy book that you can just read. The...
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Psych News Alert: ‘Power’ Approach Gives Patients Stronger Voice in Their Treatment
This sounds interesting. Anything that increases a patient's input into his/her care must be good.
I actually quite liked these, they were thoughtful and pretty deep. I'm usually not very into Chopra, but he has a nice voice and a good approach. If you feel like a guided meditation this is pretty good, or for falling to sleep to.
Anticipatory anxiety - Anxiety UK
Mine has really ramped up. There's knowing what it is and there's knowing ways of combating it.
I just wish I could take a laid back approach a la "What will be will be" , and resign myself to my fate.
The constant catastrophising is hard to deal with.
Connecting & Letting Go -
Connecting & Letting Go | Creative by Nature
"If I had to summarize what I’ve learned from Taoist and Buddhist philosophy it’s been a deeper understanding of how to let go and connect with life. It’s a kind of yin and yang approach to everything.
In the Tao te Ching...
could anyone give advice on how to get released from section?
Also I really want to come off meds. Does anyone have any advice on the best way to approach the MH staff with this?
Thanks in anticipation xx
I have been up most the night with a spirit of a young boy who is wedged half in my chest. Is this is what is meant by spirit attachment?
This is a new experience for me, is there a set approach to handling this?
I have no other warning signs of my psychoses so i am inclined to think that John...
Rejecting the “Medications for Schizophrenia” Narrative: Part II - Mad In America
"In the first article in this series, I contested the framing of delusions, hallucinations, paranoia, and inability to function as a brain disease called “schizophrenia,” while rejecting the euphemistic label of...
Open Dialogue is a collaborative non-hierarchical approach to mental healthcare.
Open Dialogue is a collaborative non-hierarchical approach to mental healthcare -
Open Dialogue is a collaborative non-hierarchical approach to mental healthcare. Find out more at the SCN conference. - SPIRITUAL...
How to deal with and approach emotional dissociation related to trauma?
Recently I've undergone endless paradigm shifts to determine and figure out who I am.
In the process of understanding personality disorders whether it be cluster A, B or C it's opened my eyes to the reality and existence...
An introduction to peer-supported open dialogue in mental healthcare | BJPsych Advances
"Peer-supported open dialogue is a variant of the ‘open dialogue’ approach that is currently practised in Finland and is being trialled in several countries around the world. The core principle of...
I have a friend that I knew since I was 17 or 18. He knows everything about me along with my mental breakdown. I try my best to go over his families house and hang out since I've been friends with them for so many years. I come home angry constantly because he throws my personal life around so...
Hi, I'm just trying to get an idea of how much it would cost to live on my own. How much is council tax after applying the council tax benefit, water, gas and electric. Thanks. I'm thinking of moving out so I can try the non medication approach.
I have been on medication for a year and 3 months from drug induced psychosis I was ill for about a year but recovered about a week after being in hospital,I am now considering coming off invega sustena (palpiredone)but have heard the withdrawels can be excrouciating and my friend is begging me...
Despite all of psychiatry's efforts to prevent mental illness and to promote recovery, some patients will develop severe and persistent mental illness (SMI). These patients represent a particularly vulnerable...