Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Life can be confusing at times, but you are not alone. Use this form to ask for advice or help from Snow Owl and then look to see what others are asking below. Leave a comment if you have something encouraging to say or share the post online so others can join the conversation.
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Emotional/mental breakdown

Sorry for my absence and the lack of a mid-week energy post. Besides the fact that I was crazy busy with school I was also (currently) dealing with an emotional/mental breakdown. I have gotten the question and thought about it before “If I’m having a breakdown/meltdown does that mean I relapsed, am depressed, not doing ok?” I think this is an amazing topic to address. First I’d like to explain what I feel like an emotional/ mental breakdown means.  1) To me it begins with having a lot of stress and commitments. When your plate of things to do gets heavier and heavier. The point of an emotional/ mental breakdown …

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First Question!!!!!

My friend asked me a great question: Do you have any tips and suggestions on how to handle family members who are still treating me like I’m crazy? It seems to be a common question during recovery, especially if you went to inpatient treatment. What I have experienced from my family is that they saw me mentally ill for 8 years. My family saw me as mentally ill and that’s something that usually doesn’t change overnight. Just as you have to change your thought processes, how you do life and how you see life your family has to change how they see you. So a big thing is just time. …

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