I re-wrote chapter 5 of my self-help book on Wednesday night. Its subject is the idea of viewing yourself as the hero or heroine of your own epic life story, as a means of empowering yourself to over come severe mental illness. I make the comment that every person should view themselves in this way…… Continue reading Why schizophrenia may have saved my life.
I met two women on a ward. They were sitting together in a packed hospital canteen on a sunny afternoon some time in April. They were so entirely and inconceivably opposite it was disarming. One resembled a startled bird. She was scrawny and fragile and twitched as she continuously glanced about her, her eyes darting about…… Continue reading I met two women on a ward.