Wednesday, May 15 2013
David Berceli has written a book, "Trauma Releasing Exercises," which my therapist gave me to read yesterday.
Berceli’s theory is that trauma can be dispersed by “shaking it out” of our bodies, like an antelope does after escaping a lion attack. Then we can return to normal and go on with our lives. Berceli has... Read more
Thursday, May 09 2013
I finally stopped contact with my family Tuesday night (again.) Ii have been reading Martha Beck's "Finding You Way in a Wild New World." One of the themes is abandoning whatever you are doing now for what you really want to do. I'm hoping that after I get rested up for a couple of weeks, with no caregiving or sisterly duties or... Read more
Monday, May 06 2013
Once again, I’m wondering if everyone else here has the same problems I do. This particular post is regarding my habit of “emotional over-investment.” Some people throw all their money at get-rich-quick-schemes. We know the stories. Someone will offer them incredible returns on their... Read more
Monday, April 22 2013
As Steve Jobs wisely pointed out, "Don’t be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people’s thinking." Are you living with the results of other people’s thinking? Have other people convinced you that you cannot recover from schizophrenia? Have they any proof that this is true? Because... Read more
Sunday, April 21 2013
I posted previously about my fantasy escape. Get away from everyone and everything and have a new life.
The problem: I just realized this morning that I am really trying to get away from ME. I can't detach from ME. I can't estrange myself from ME.
So "me" is where I need to look for recovery. Me is... Read more