Latest Posts from Lisa Guardiola

Doctors: The Most Important Relationships in My Mental Health Recovery

Doctors: The Most Important Relationships in My Mental Health Recovery

Supportive relationships with healthy boundaries are important to my well-being and mental health recovery ...

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How My Diagnosis Changed My Relationship with My Family

How My Diagnosis Changed My Relationship with My Family

I’m an only child and was the only niece and grandchild on both sides of my family until I was 10 years old. My parents divorced when I was 4, and despite this situation ...

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How COVID Affected Me and My Diagnosis

How COVID Affected Me and My Diagnosis

For the past 2 years, we’ve been under the dark cloud of COVID-19. It has changed the way we work, live our daily lives, and interact with each other ...

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Favorite Resources and Apps I Use for Monitoring Schizophrenia

Favorite Resources and Apps I Use for Monitoring Schizophrenia

Recovery is an ever-evolving, nonlinear process. Sometimes, we need to look out from the everyday treatment regime to help us get through what we are going through ...

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Asking for Help and Reaching Out for Support

Asking for Help and Reaching Out for Support

After my first hospitalization, I was very reluctant to ask for help or reach out for support. I saw the need to request help as a sign of weakness on my part ...

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Coming to Terms With My Diagnosis of Schizophrenia

Coming to Terms With My Diagnosis of Schizophrenia

When I was diagnosed as a person living with schizophrenia, I had a very difficult time coming to terms with my disorder. It was not an easy pill to swallow ...

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