Latest Posts from Mindy Tsai

My Glimpse into Others’ Experiences with Schizophrenia

My Glimpse into Others’ Experiences with Schizophrenia

I only knew one perspective in the first 8 years of living with schizophrenia, and that was my own ...

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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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