Whirlwind Rising: Navigating Psychosis and Rediscovering Limits

Introduction As the title says, recently, I had a bout of psychosis brought on by coming off one of my medications (Olanzapine or Zyprexa), affectionately named Weight-Gain 4000. Anyone who watches South Park will catch the reference there. I shouldn't use the term affectionately since weight gain is one of [...]

Emotional Stress: Symptoms, Signs, and Self-Help Strategies

Introduction Emotional stress is an inevitable part of life. Still, it's essential to recognise the symptoms and signs early on to prevent it from taking a significant toll on our mental and physical health. When left unchecked, emotional stress can lead to various complications, such as depression, anxiety, and even [...]

Five Healthy Habits To Improve Your Mental Health

Five Healthy Habits To Improve Your Mental Health   Let's face it; we all struggle with our mental health from time to time. Despite how common these experiences may be, many still neglect their mental well-being. We fall prey to harmful patterns of behaviour. Mental health is as important as [...]

Social Anxiety and COVID-19 Restrictions

Social Anxiety and COVID-19 Restrictions Introduction Due to COVID-19, government-imposed restrictions around the world are quite common. Unfortunately, this has had a disastrous impact on our mental health. The mental health system is at maximum capacity, which means its harder than ever to get the timely assistance you may require. [...]

PTSD and Me – Transform Pain into Power

PTSD and Me - Transform Pain Into Power Introduction As you might know, I have suffered from Depression, Anxiety and Schizoaffective Disorder now for 25+ years and have accumulated a lot of experience and knowledge along the way. My main purpose in this life is to help others who are [...]

Communication – What We Hear vs What They Mean

After seeing some posts on social media recently about things you wouldn't say to somebody with depression or suicide ideation, it brought up another topic for me that I find to be relevant. That topic is the regular miscommunications that patients often experience when talking with their doctors/therapists. Allow me [...]

Conquer Your Inner Demons – Now Available For Pre-Purchase

I'm proud to announce that my new book 'Conquer Your Inner Demons - The Ultimate Guide To Better Mental Health' is now available to pre-purchase for $19.95 + $5 Postage & Handling. The book has gone to the layout phase, which means it's not too far off now. I expect [...]

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health Introduction So it's been a few weeks since our government here in Australia instituted self-isolation and lockdown for us citizens. Not that we are alone in this world, many other countries experiencing the Corona (COVID-19) virus have also done the same and in some cases, even [...]

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