3 easy ways you can improve your life today

A lot of self-help books tell us to 'follow your dreams' or 'hustle hard'. But that can be really difficult when you're already dealing with the challenges of dealing with a mental illness. How can you 'hustle' or 'be positive' when you can barely get out of bed? It's better to gradually make small improvements... Continue Reading →

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Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder: Delusional Thinking

I’m usually solving some complex puzzle that doesn’t exist. Putting numbers and words together until I’ve cracked the code. My name is a month. I wasn’t born in August, but my name is August. You were born in August. That must mean you’re special. Or am I special? Maybe we have a special mission. Maybe... Continue Reading →

Mental health: A closed door policy

AUSTRALIA HAS been in the spotlight for its failing human rights record for many years — it continues to deny the basic freedoms of minority groups, including asylum seekers and our indigenous population. What makes a society disengage with others that appear different from them? And how do we ensure that these people can safely... Continue Reading →

4 Personal Finance Tips for Hard Times

Money management is difficult, even more so when a mental condition is thrown into the mix. Maybe you can only work part time, or you need to afford expensive therapies. Maybe you have a condition that affects your spending habits, like bipolar disorder. Due to a mental condition, I have had my share of financial... Continue Reading →

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