I have written elsewhere about the nature of "real stories" and their value to each person who, struggling with varieties of emotional and psychological challenges, might consider. The author of the following post offers wisdom about recovering from "mental illness" that is worth a study. Although I prefer terms other than "mental illness" (because of stigma and labeling), I think Anita is on target about the wise path that true recovery takes.
Kudos to anyone who walks that path. Click on the image to read more.