Your Inner Guidance System: Tuning-in

This article seeks to explore more advanced self-care strategies. Tuning-in to the self, and/or self-awareness, is one of the quintessential skills for knowing how to self-regulate effectively in stressful, unknown, and new unexplored situations. Knowing yourself, and how to balance and regulate your moods to keep a positive […]

On Self-Care: Monitoring our ADL’s

This article seeks to highlight the unquestionable importance of self-care in everyday life. Self-care is paramount to survival and this article will review the essential skills necessary to continue and maintain basic to complex life functions. While each of us individually have different job functions, and carry out […]

Surviving on the Unit

Have you lost all control in your life or does it feel that way? This article is intended to explore the feelings and thoughts associated with experiencing an in patient hospitalization. It is not intended to override the guidance of your treatment team. As always, please discuss the […]

Readiness for Psychiatric Hospitalization

If you suffer from chronic mental illness you are no stranger to the hospital. There are many people who have been hospitalized so many times they cannot remember each admission or maybe so traumatized they would rather not remember the experience altogether. There are many perspectives, feelings, stigmas, […]

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