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Schizophrenia

7 Ways to Overcome Your Mental Health Roadblocks

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Tell yourself you have what it takes to succeed


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Network with successful people


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Read biographies and memoirs of famous people to see how they got to where they are now.


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"Try every key on the chain until you find the one that unlocks the door"


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Nourish these qualities in yourself: patience, resourcefulness and an open mind.


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Face the emotional pain head-on


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Remember the Martin Luther King quote: "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.


Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni

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Christina Bruni wrote about schizophrenia for HealthCentral as a Patient Expert. She is a mental health activist and freelance journalist.