Legends rightly say self-help is the best help. This because no one else can understand your challenges and inconveniences better than you do. This is why doctors are stressing on self-help healing for all patients with schizophrenia, a long-term mental disorder that involves a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behaviour, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation. While medication and therapy may take a long time to act on schizophrenia, there are certain self-help pointers that can help you manage your symptoms, improve the quality of life and feeling and enhance your self-esteem. Here are a few of them that you need to know if you are schizophrenic.