Tag: not giving voices power

SF Writing for Change

I had a great experience at the SF Writing for Change conference on Saturday. It was much less nerve wracking than I thought it would be. I was nervous because I didn’t want to get scared and withdraw into myself. I really wanted to put myself out there, and talk to other people. Conferences are […]

My Illness Is My Motivation to Challenge My Weaknesses

My memoir is coming along, and I continue to make every effort not to think about the voices. I haven’t heard much over the past few weeks, and I’ve discovered as more time passes, the less I think about the voices and the less I listen for them, the more insignificant they become. Last week […]

The Mafia & the Hamster Dream

I’ve been doing pretty well lately. Especially yesterday. Yesterday morning I chanted for an hour and a half instead of my usual hour. It was amazing the difference a half hour made in my day yesterday. I felt better, I worried less, I talked a little more with my friends and was more social! So […]

Sharing My Experience – Knowledge Is Power

I went to my Buddhist discussion meeting last night and shared a little bit more of my experience with schizoaffective disorder. I am very determined to start sharing more and more of my experiences over the past few years that I’ve been dealing with my illness. Afterward, one of the women at the meeting came […]

Guest Posting About Schizoaffective Disorder on the CureTalk Blog

I woke up to mindless babbling this morning. I heard quiet voices that sounded like they were coming from the ceiling above me. I couldn’t distinguish what they were saying, so I quickly put them out of my mind. I continue writing in my journal nightly so that I can track my progress on a […]