I have read in several self-help books on mental health, like Edmund Bourne’s Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, the importance of physical health when dealing with a mental health challenge. From my experience, and from what I have heard or read, the person is a combination of several factors: mental, physical,Continue Reading

Learn how to keep track of your monthly finances with a Microsoft Excel or LibreOffice LibreCalc spreadsheet on your computer. Reducing or eliminating unnecessary stress and struggles is, in my opinion, mandatory for coping better with chronic mental illness. Mental illness can be very stressful, completely deplete your energy, andContinue Reading

A book worth looking at in time management is the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. He takes a holistic approach to the subject. One of the interesting parts of the book for me is where he talks about different centers people have for their lives: work,Continue Reading

An important issue is to make sure things don’t fall through the cracks, like paying the rent or bills. I write down everything I should or want to do. In Getting Things Done, David Allen suggests taking a weekend where this is all you do, and make sure you haveContinue Reading

A problem for people in general, but perhaps more actutely with people with mental health challenges, is getting things done. This post is titled after the popular book Getting Things Done by David Allen (shortened to GTD for “followers”), where some of the ideas of this blog come from. IContinue Reading