Get ‘er Done: Psychosis and Productivity

Ghosting: Drake is wrong, losing friends is not finding peace. Info-Graphic: Morale in the workplace. 21SCHIZM Team update: Behold our new newsletter. Other News: Are you depressed or just sad? Superman almost a schizophrenic? Keep up with news on black mental health with Adam Taylor’s app “Black”. As a mentally ill person, is there an […]

5 reasons why you should journal your meditation sessions

I was initially a bit skeptical about the benefits of meditation. I felt that it was a waste of time and that it would be another one of those “self-improvement” concepts that has been covered to death ala the millionaire morning routine. Image By Darius Sankowski on Unsplash Meditation Journals have helped me to destress […]

Lack of Productivity During Episodes of Psychosis

An image of maf trying to Overcome the voices in his head

I woke up today, but I did not do much else, strictly because of my voices. My productivity was kaput. Well you may say, yeah I have an inner voice too, that may be true, but there is a stark difference. When I say hear voices, They are a clear and defined third party, A […]

The Strategy of Social Life For the Mentally Ill

The need for connection and comfort in those dealings chalks up to one major deficiency in being human or possibly a positive. Of the two I personally am not sure, I leave that one to your opinion. No Man is an Island Regardless, this still exists as a necessity. We simply cannot provide this for […]

Your Most Valuable Assets in Four Words: Time Management Mental Health

Some things never change. Like the rules of the universe they remain bound to logic and reality. Then comes time, the eternal judge and juror of all. None can escape its clutches, dust to dust, ash to ash. On a less grim note, time can also serve as a comforting crutch. Although, one receives a […]

Physical Wellness ,Supportive Roles, and Career Goals vs. Horrors of Mental Illness

Recovering

Life by definition, shows no certain trajectory. We try and aim for goals yet life always bears its own plans. We grin and bear with the negative and accept the positive with glee. Regardless, sometimes, especially with the mentally bound, everything goes kaput. Wrestling with the demons that cause the most pain requires a spirit […]

Running From Schizophrenia? Coping Through Cardio (3 Miles A Day)

Morning

The choice between mental and physical health and detriment in life always surmounts to ideas of simplicity. Whether it be brushing your teeth one day or taking antipsychotic medication the next. Both tasks serve towards a greater good yet for some reason bringing yourself toward accomplishing them can comprise a task of great difficulty. Conquer […]

Back on Road: Mental Health Trip

Road Trips

Along the way of taking one’s agency back from their mental illness comes the thrill of many adventures. Adventures, which may range from convenient to inconvenient. Of these, one of the most common emerges as the bona fide road trip. The road trip, therapeutic and immersive in any number of ways. Beckons one from the […]

Man on The Dunes: Therapeutic Thrill Seeking | Silver Lake Sand Dunes

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At first there was no helmet or recommended / necessary kind of gear. Only heat, sand and a lack of proper preparation for the heat or any relevant conditioning. Perhaps with conditioning, matters would have lent themselves toward better outcomes. Regardless this trip forebode tidings akin to an astronaut stranded on the moon with no […]

The 21st Century Schizoid Man |Episode #9 Pillz Pillz Pillz

The 21st Century Schizoid Man Episode 8

Surprise! Another Visit to the hospital The Podcast This is a podcast that chronicles what it is like to live with Schizophrenia, however, it is not only as the person dealing with the illness, we are also giving the perspectives of the family & support system around that person. Join Maf & his brother Mayo(the […]

An unorthodox form of therapy? W/ Detroit Street Photography Club

There are few things in life more therapeutic than taking a walk outside in a vibrant city in the middle of a rapid resurgence. The only things that come to mind are creating art for others to enjoy, or getting to meet new and interesting people. In this Hobby Hospitality post we talk about how […]

Reimagining of Degrassi: The Next Generation Through a Mental Health Lens

Somewhere amongst the memories of adolescence in the 21st century arises an image of a not so personal, yet prominent stitch in the millennial mindset. This keystone teen drama piece known to most as Degrassi: The Next Generation, highlighted many of the mental health troubles endured by what I like to call the schizoids. However, […]