Latest Posts from Mindy Tsai

What I Wish People Knew About Schizophrenia

What I Wish People Knew About Schizophrenia

What everyone probably knows is that people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations. The voices I heard sounded oddly real ...

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The Biggest Surprise After Being Diagnosed With Schizophrenia

The Biggest Surprise After Being Diagnosed With Schizophrenia

I never had a hearing problem until schizophrenia surfaced in my life. Medically, my ears were completely functional. One day, I heard knocking sounds from my front door ...

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How I Learned to Accept the Side Effect of My Medication

How I Learned to Accept the Side Effect of My Medication

Before the age of 30, I was healthy without needing any medication and never had to understand the idea of side effects from medicine ...

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First Dates and Schizophrenia

First Dates and Schizophrenia

More than once, I shared about having schizophrenia on a first date. I didn’t intentionally bring it up, but I didn’t avoid it either ...

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How My Friendships Helped Me Survive Schizophrenia

How My Friendships Helped Me Survive Schizophrenia

Nobody knew what to do, but my friends knew I was in trouble, and all wanted to help. Let's call my friends Maggie, Samantha, and Paige. Maggie feared for the worst ....

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How Schizophrenia Affected and Enhanced Work

How Schizophrenia Affected and Enhanced Work

I’ve been working at technology consulting and software product companies since graduating college. In 25 years of work, I’ve had two breaks due to schizophrenia ....

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