I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder I in my twenties and CPTSD later on in my life. After countless episodes, I decided to dig my heels in and start studying about mental health and how to sustain it. Everything I read directed me towards the belief in a Higher Power or God. I was turned off by any "religious" connotations because of my harsh treatment in churches and so I decided to take a "spiritual" journey of recovery instead. After many failures at applying what I had learned, my life finally took an upward swing from the usual devastating places in life I would find myself in.
I authored back in 2010 the SELF, INC. Life Program Handbook which outlines the program I follow now and have implemented it into my daily living. It was a very hard road. I would tell anyone that recovery from a mental health crisis is the same as surviving a traumatic event, like an car accident. There is devastating fallout from both. But, I never quit on myself. I have been able to manifest a new life that brings me the blessings of love, health, peace, joy and prosperity. I hope that by sharing my story, my struggles, my victories and my journey of recovery...someone will gleam something from my sharing, and apply it to their own courageous journey of recovery. Blessings to all of us as we continue to shatter the lies behind the stigma of mental illness.
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