camille   September 12, 2017   No Comments on

Advice can come from anywhere. A while back one of my readers left a comment on Cupidopolis. They spoke about how they cope with their psychosis and depression. Not all the suggestions might be suitable for everyone but if even one suggestion helps, it is worth a try.

Hey.I’m a 100% non synthetically-medicated psoyicthc kid. Diagnosed schizophrenic and have very serious positive symptoms and equally horrible negative symptoms. Here is what I do to keep on top of the depression that is one of my negative symptoms.

1) Omega 3 Fish Oil. You may have to buy a brand manufactured for kids because adult brands don’t tend to be filtered for mercury and you DEFINITELY want a mercury-free product.

2) Multi-vitamins. Take something with a very high iron, vitamin D and magnesium.

3) Exercise. If you’re overweight, a healthier bodyweight will help you out. If you’re not, exercise will still release endorphins. Personally when I’m at my worst I do yoga from flashcards, (this is when I cannot leave the house) boxing, and jumping jacks while a music channel (usually rock but I figure anything with a good beat that you like listening to when you’re happy will work) is on. I also go running, when I’m not as bad, usually in a forest on warm days or at a beach on cold days, somewhere where I’ll be alone with nature and my ipod.

4) Music. I mentioned the music channel & ipod above, but I also blare Queen, Bowling for Soup, Blink-182 and the All-American Rejects (aka nobody who sings about death, depression, suicide, sadness, or has a downbeat – less than 4/4 – track) and I HATE IT. It makes me MAD and MAD is better than depressed. It is more productive. ;]

5) I force myself to do things I enjoy when I’m happy. I take a shower with the nice smelling soap and warm my towels on the radiator, I watch the funny episodes of Firefly and my favourite films and read magazines and This Book Will Save Your Life (A.M Homes – it’s my favourite book). And if that sucks, I do the laundry and hoover. For me what works is just keeping moving. Then even if my whole day sucks and I can’t bear it, the next day I can wake up to something good I’ve done and maybe feel better for it – or I have fond memories of my favourite movie etc.

6) My favourite one – I read a book I’ve written. It’s a big old book that I bought ages ago and when I’m happy, I write things I like in the book. Stupid stuff like, Xander from Buffy, and the sound from line arrays, and Diamond 4’s, and sherbert lemons, and Harry Potter 1, and Gandhi quotes, things that have no consequence. If I’m only mildly down, it can get me back up.

7) Meditation. Just sit quietly and concentrate on not concentrating on anything. If that makes sense. Don’t allow yourself to have thoughts. Let your only thought be the thought that stops you thinking about anything. It sounds complex but you probably get my meaning. I like to meditate either in the dark in my room but the sunlight is good for depression so I force myself to sit in the middle of the living room with all the shades open in the sunlight.

8). Therapy. Not from a councillor – from a psychologist, in particular a psychologist who is a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist – these people are like GOLDDUST. They will teach you how to get through your worst moments and help you tailor your recovery techniques to your own personality. Plus, they’re also usually really cool not-up-themselves people. Interview a few different psych’s if you can, and if they’re in an office and wearing a suit, don’t bother. Find someone who wears jeans and listens to the music you like and likes the TV shows you like, so you geniunely like their company and that way, you’ll get a lot more out of your time with them – it’ll be more friendly and less clinical. And that in itself will lift your mood.

Please bear in mind that the most important thing to have to get over depression without meds is psychological resilience. You need to be the type of depressed person who says, this sucks, but I WILL GET THROUGH THIS. I WILL NOT GIVE UP.. I WILL FORCE MYSELF THROUGH THIS. If you’re prone to giving up (I am not saying this is something to be ashamed of, it’s just something to be honest about – I understand fully that being a can’t-be-f*cking-bothered/don’t-want-to-can’t-make-me depressive is horrific and not something the depressive can help) you may have to come to terms with the fact that you may need a low dosage of meds (Citalopram is good in low doses) to get you through, and you may have to rely more heavily on therapy. Either way, get a CBT and remember you are not alone, and you should never give up on yourself.’When all you’ve got to keep is strong, move along. And even when your hope is gone, move along.’Good luck.

Was this answer helpful?Related: why did richard ayoade leaving travel man, top tier law firm salary australia, eunice julia shriver, townhomes for rent norterra, los hibiscos lanzarote email address, amelia otis earhart, spiral approach in architecture, who is favourite to be next us president, suit and tie jobs without a degree, discontinued panera salads, palatine patch police blotter, trinity garden parade 2021 mobile al, william shue obituary, is shein jewelry gold plated, pineapple and seizures,Related: those who are loved poem by yannis ritsos, revere police most wanted, bobbi charlton actress, 5 letter swear words lewdle, omma distance from school, fatal shooting in linden nj, food pride chocowinity, nc weekly ad, value of used aluminum irrigation pipe, denny’s chocolate lava cake recipe, robert bigelow contact, , cheap places for rent in lake city florida, secret dallas candlelight concerts, indocement bumn atau bukan, children’s hospital legal internship,Related: american pharmacist association annual meeting 2023, rustici e casali economici in provincia di latina, mary claire letourneau, stolen bike registry utah, batman telltale how to change choices, lump sum calculator using segment rates, predictive scheduling laws nevada, el cid vacation club lawsuit, wally the dog in then came you, grambling football roster 1988, deliveroo organisational structure, anthony fruhauf obituary, inspector lewis the great and the good plot, edinburgh international festival 2022, tsa competitive events guide 2022 pdf,Related: medstar paid holidays 2021, how to play davigo on oculus quest 2, lavista police scanner, morgan stanley degree apprenticeship student room, que dice la biblia sobre la infidelidad en el noviazgo, 6 pillars of lvmh business model, sam horowitz capital realty group, poshmark bundle etiquette, lifetime shed replacement parts, liveops nation portal, bank of the west legal department phone number, van gogh immersive experience hartford ct tickets, how to go on omegle on a school chromebook, construction worker killed yesterday, brian anderson laura kucera,Related: pandas drop rows with condition, how to listen to your sacral authority, minack theatre 2022 programme, boulder dmv driving test route, brother rice football roster, shooting in meridian, ms today, identify barriers to partnership working in early years, coming down synonym, can you use a consumer cellular phone with straight talk, scott scba cylinder specifications, cross timber ranch burnet tx, nathan ashby autopsy report, word aflame sunday school lesson 2022, town of weymouth building department, gianna bryant mamba team,Related: park packing weekly ad, clint eastwood on sondra locke death, d’accord french textbook pdf, hotel laundry service cost, royal palm plaza boca raton restaurants, contango resources inc oklahoma city, ok, the reserve at lake keowee wedding, chihuahua puppies for sale in ky craigslist, philonise floyd net worth, jasmine johnson shooting, warehouse jobs craigslist, 12094558b87b577d69cafab4fce45 dmv behind the wheel test checklist, far cry 5 grain elevator key, rochelle newspaper obituaries, suwannee county dump site hours,Related: does john farnham have grandchildren, soul journeys figurines, frankincense bath and body works, how to decorate a hexagon wedding arch, does frost bank pay weekly, discovery park country concert 2022, bollywood actress who smell bad, del lago homes for sale tulare, ca, , colorado high school football champions, 14k white gold cremation jewelry, unity point hospital peoria, do jamaicans eat monkey, e karanga e te iwi e chords, skyrim orc strongholds become chief,Related: browser fps games unblocked, houses for sale under $150,000 in el paso texas, derketo priest location isle of siptah, ford program 21n08 pcm reprogram due to engine shudder, karastan kashmere carpet, how tall is lebron james, cessna 414 crash north carolina victims, holyoke st patrick’s day parade 2022, will california shut down again due to covid, hyde park creamed corn pancetta recipe, rooms for rent in north wilkesboro, nc, can you eat egg noodles if allergic to eggs, kev shameless tattoo, nebraska used office furniture, role of teacher in fostering creativity among students,Related: can you reverse withdrawal on bet365, jon ossoff approval rating, city of north port fence permit, united australia party craig kelly contact details, why do guys send good morning texts, adam weaver erie, st peters way, bolton accident, boy names that rhyme with jackson, hunter jumper horses for sale under 10k, can you leave reading festival and come back, oleg gordievsky wife, leila, how many times was spotemgottem shot, national snow cone day 2021, regrets after midlife crisis, will and nico mpreg fanfiction,Related: darin notaro kelly, crystal palace youth academy players, cuantas veces aparece la palabra miedo en la biblia, patrick mahomes new yacht, battle of new york daredevil, police incident bradford today, thomas roberts obituary, simeon career academy programs, child care verification form michigan, st joseph county, mi court records search, pain in upper left abdomen after drinking soda, bedknobs and broomsticks racism, wells fargo career development program, patricia locke obituary, who is mr abernathy in harry potter,Related: what school does nicole laeno go to, drunken scotsman extended, prismacolor verithin discontinued, wd40 severely matted hair, toffs clothing ferrymead hours, sylvia rivera obituary, do juvenile probation officers carry a gun, who is sally bundock’s husband, similarities between liberalism and socialism, pine tree country club general manager, gametime baseball tournaments, aldi political donations, obie bennett family, como volver a ser virgen remedios caseros, amelia avelina and akim nationality,Related: charity golf tournaments florida 2021, is dr kizzmekia corbett married, swing sets with assembly, exemple de texte publicitaire vetement, rob riggle political views, elizabeth blackburn bengals husband, western general hospital edinburgh oncology consultants, army military ball 2021, list of funerals at bobbing crematorium, nyc health and hospitals hiring process, mark and roxanne hoyle new house, new rochelle fire station 2, holy chicken farmer jonathan buttram, usda exhibitors license, can a teams meeting start without the organizer,Related: berkshire jobs part time, jess dannhauser contact, west end cuisine chicken skewers halal, nora ephron related to zac ephron, liberty hill student dies, beetroot natural steroid, discontinued costa del mar sunglasses list, why is my direct deposit late on my netspend, new york beer project nutrition facts, uci mesa court gym reservation, jerrod carmichael: 8 transcript, montana police codes, busted woodford county, how much does rick jeanneret make, cityblock health fayetteville, nc,Related: norman police reports, md anderson pay schedule, granddaughter dale hansen family photos, do bladder snails eat each other, martha buck bartlett, lego dimensions 2 release date 2023, how much does kris jenner’s assistant matthew make, baton rouge obituaries, prairie county drug bust, luna en libra compatibilidad, schubert’s moment musical, op 94 no 6 analysis, plantronics flashing green light, how much was phil collins paid for tarzan, how long do pressed juicery shots last, bay ridge bars 1980s,Related: milburn stone obituary, equestrian property for sale consett, azure vm provisioning state ‘failed, consumer driven media definition ap gov, , dekalb county probate court forms, navsea demo pay scale 2022, pear and raspberry cake better homes and gardens, rexroth belly dump valve, maytag washer keeps locking and unlocking, savoureux pro line ice cream maker instruction manual, celebrities from glendale high school, williams college crew boathouse, batman: arkham city deadshot fight, international conference on plasma science and applications,Related: allen texas high school football coach, leo horoscope today vogue, william faulkner death, how to stop gypsophila smelling, 1050 mandamientos en el nuevo testamento, paradise valley fairfield, ca fire, dollar general infant gas relief drops recall, why is drafting considered a universal language brainly, proximal tibiofibular joint instability, arlene stuart marriage, garrer funeral home louisville, ga obituaries, warhammer: chaosbane magnus edition vs slayer edition, michael todd soniclear won’t charge, dea agent hector berrellez, jb hunt certificate of insurance,Related: husband ignores me when his daughter is around, did bernadette peters have a stroke, google translate anglisht shqip, i sneezed and something popped in my head, jasmine guitar serial numbers, libertyville high school baseball coach, anna osceola mad men character, what did andy griffith died of, tulsa county mugshots, un importante con o senza apostrofo, rachel maddow wedding ring, whose was that pretty ring in spanish duolingo, is charlotte dog club legit, moab jeep safari 2023, rent a hellcat atlanta,Related: ready mix concrete cost calculator, westlawn cemetery obituaries, alan morrison brother of scott morrison, abilene obituaries 2022, billy flynn pamela smart married, james reimer wife cancer, affluent black neighborhoods in houston texas, woolworth family tree, body found in cheyenne wyoming, what religion was andy williams, tradecraft range reservation, west springfield high school famous alumni, secrecy in frankenstein quotes, 27 nosler rifle build, como preguntarle a mi novio si quiere seguir conmigo,Related: wayfair commuter benefits, garden market, santa paula menu, emma mccarthy mitch marsh, chris dawes barrister, the investigative mindset contains five principles, granville county election results 2022, why did jeannie leave the ellen show, police velcro patches for tactical vest, robalo r242 performance bulletin, granada nicaragua real estate, the greenbrier gable room, former wnem tv5 reporters, honeywell 1108 vs 1112, , famous poems from the 1920s,Related: 1 bedroom basement for rent surrey, perfectly kelsey tiktok apology, james keith shelley obituary, busted mugshots texas, red gold ketchup vs heinz, netcat join multicast group, gallo sweet strawberry wine nutrition facts, springfield mugshots greene county, skullcap herb in spanish, twin hull power boats for sale, jesse lingard mom passed away, mattamy homes milton, orlando solar bears player salary, umawit ako ng pag asa by genevieve asenjo theme, stephanie keller theodore long,Related: nest remove from base and reattach, how old was richard harris when he died, que signifie porter du fruit selon la bible, melissa doyle parents, sound physicians lawsuit, physical appearance mosaic down syndrome celebrities, barton north, dothan, al obituary, east high school basketball coach, international health care board program, ancho reyes verde substitute, best places to hammock camp in colorado, to walk in dignity the montgomery bus boycott thesis statement, brandon wahlberg parents, katy taylor football coaching staff, public partnerships llc pennsylvania,Related: gerard kelly esports, lane county circuit court calendar, jonathan’s restaurant lobster bake, what attracts skinwalkers, michael kors wallet purse, matt murray parents, celebrity reflection concierge class c2, please connect to a compatible weblink head unit, alex beresford height, reflection across y=1 formula, olivia miller handbag collection backpack, chicago section 8 houses for rent, bc lions roster salaries, executioner hood sewing pattern, ark dino color regions argentavis,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *