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Personal Story: Chato Stewart, Punta Gorda, FL

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Topic:Facing Recovery - Title: "My Story" - 1st Place Winner in the 2009 DBSA Facing Us Video Contest

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Tip Breathe

When I begin to notice my illness is flaring up, it seems that I find myself breathing very shallowly. If I can take 60-seconds to acknowledge what is going on and take a few deep breaths, down into my abdomen, really relax, then it seems I can easier get in touch with reality. Otherwise, I just keep bottled up until eventually I feel I am just going to explode, and sometimes for no real reason....breathe....

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