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Keeping care

If you are stuck inside today put on a pair of shorts and a summer blouse do push ups lift weights dance to the music listen to meditation tapes   and call or email your therapist or doctor if you need to. Stay well and take precautions if you are sick, keep a pain diary … Continue reading

My essay- ‘Understanding Stigma’

Understanding Stigma   I am the first Portland, Oregon-area woman author to publish a memoir about schizoaffective disorder (a little talked about diagnosis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). My memoir is called, Sherry Goes Sane: Living A Life With Schizo-Affective Disorder. Most books on mental illness are written by doctors and clinicians, but I feel … Continue reading

Improving the Quality of Life

Schizo-affective Disorder: If things are going disarray, try to jot down reasons why life isn’t working for you. I find being honest with myself and asking myself what really works for me is helpful. You can make a plan for your life involving the people you are with, asking them for their help when you … Continue reading