Just re-read and thought this was pretty good advice 🙂
The road to recovery is a difficult and treacherous one, not laid out in a nice clear path that’s easy to follow. I’ve had to trailblaze my own way and here’s some tips I’ve learned:
1. Maps don’t exist. While most times it’s great to have a map and plan out your trip and all the stops you’ll make along your way, with mental illness, there is no map. You have to go where the journey takes you and trust that you’ll get where you need to be. For people who plan, this can be very difficult to accept.
2. There will be roadblocks and detours. Many roadblocks. As I moved along, I would think that I was cruising nicely and then suddenly, there it was – a sign indicating that I needed to take a different way to get where I was going. Initially, I would get angry and…
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