I suffer from sever debilitating mental illness. So many of my peers struggle with the stigma and everyday ups and downs. Many of us have side effects from medications. This presents more challenges, trials, and often times disappointments. People are often times misdiagnosed, hence the medication of Russian roulette of sorts.
There is so little help from the government to assist folks in getting ahead.
Experiencing financial problems, along families that don’t understand- forces myself and others into a lonely isolative bubble.
Being positive when you wish you hadn’t waken up in the morning is something I’m really trying to master.
Changes in treatment is overdue. A holistic approach makes so much more sense and is far more beneficial than a pill in many cases.
I recall having yoga built into one of my hospitalizations. It may have saved my life. It was the one thing that gave inner peace and changed my perspective on my entire being. Maybe just maybe hypnosis could take the place of shocking the brain into a controlled seizure through ECT. Perhaps this could help irradiate the horror of PTSD.
In a holistic reality, good hypnotherapy could possibly erase addictions like drugs and alcohol, maybe even OCD behaviors.
Planting, harvesting, and nature in general can just halt many symptoms of mental illness. How can we get the government and medical insurance to see things from a holistic point of view?
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