Tag Archives: insight

Happy New Year!

Hello! LaVancia here…and I have some exciting news. A “first” for the first I could say: I was invited to share my story on another’s blog! And it got posted today, January 1. So go on over a take a … Continue reading

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Recovery Steps in SZ

I think the most important stage of recovery means to first overcome the more positive symptoms of schizophrenia as much as possible. This can be accomplished through a collaborate effort of: the right medications education and counseling I believe the most … Continue reading

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Finding Acceptance

I see a lot of people today get upset when things don’t turn out the way they “plan”; we have all had days like that–all you want to do is go to sleep and start over. I am the last to … Continue reading

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Learning to trust…

I had a new neighbor over at my apartment this weekend. She is 55+ and appears to be very friendly. She asked me, “Why do they say you have schizophrenia? You don’t act like it…” With this being her first … Continue reading

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Finally, I feel a breeze…

These past couple of weeks I have been steadily working on my final draft of my journals. This makes “Round 3” in the editing process. I have done the majority of the work from a hard copy printout of “Round … Continue reading

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