The 3 Keys to Managing Schizophrenia

  1. Know your limitations

  2. Don’t try to be a Hero

  3. It does get better

Feel free to add another…


Keep stress levels to a minimum.



Yes…good one!

Don’t take on too much at one time and overwhelm yourself. Take baby steps in all of the tasks you wish to accomplish throughout the days and weeks.


I wrote ‘it does get better’ because I know when you are in the thick of the darkness, there seems like no way out.

But the human spirit is capable of so much…there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel if you stay focused and committed.


get outta bed every day

try to have a routine

humor helps too


Borrowing from AA, but one day at a time helps a lot. Sometimes it’s one moment at a time


Sleeping is a big one too


well, lucky for you.

Have the serenity to accept the things you can not change, the courage to change the things you can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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No alcohol or drugs

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  1. learn to recognize and ground/reality check
  2. visualize a safe place when u feel overwhelmed
  3. avoid upsetting stuff or too much stimulation
  4. dont repeat mistakes because u dwell on them
  5. not everything has a reason or is explained easy/find balance
  6. not good to project imagination into ideas without confirmation
  7. absolute confirmation is absolutely impossible
  8. some people have good advice and some a-hats dont
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have a crisis plan in check, with your professional health team, and make sure that you trust your mental health advocate on your crisis plan

make sure that they are updated on what medication and dose works for you etc.

my sister is my health advocate and she has not got the faintest clue so i need to talk to her about it

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