In this post I will attempt to describe, through my personal experiences, what bipolar disorder is. I am not a doctor or a form of mental health practitioner, but have lived with this disorder for many years. A Mood Disorder, … Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder
Recently I have spoken a lot about mania and mixed episodes, referring most of my depression related segments to Major Depressive Disorder. In this post I outline the similarities and differences between Bipolar Depression and Major Depressive Disorder, and tips … Continue reading How to overcome Bipolar Depression.
Communicating mental health needs can be an incredibly difficult and frustrating thing to try to do. I recently wrote a post about the problem with communication with mental illness explaining why this is the case, in this post I offered … Continue reading Communicating Mental Health Needs Advice
My History Throughout my adolescence I struggled with undiagnosed bipolar disorder developing, causing intense mood fluctuations and difficult to manage symptoms. I spent countless hours researching to discover what was wrong with me and eventually found information on Bipolar Disorder. … Continue reading 13 Signs of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Mixed Episodes are something I have written about a lot lately, but not something I feel I have fully explained. There are numerous reasons for this, it is extremely difficult to explain the experience of a mixed episode, and … Continue reading What is a Mixed Episode in Bipolar Disorder
Stuck in a grey reality I have no energy, no time, no desire for anything, yet I so desperately need something I need to feel but what I need to feel needs to be more than this Smoking, drinking, music, escape, nothing works I begin to reject this stale existence, far more captivated by my own mind Thoughts, memories, desires, dreams, hopes, delusions. It is better here But it is not enough. I chase the high, feet firmly still on the ground The feeling I desire the most, the me I want to become again, it’s all so close and … Continue reading Dysphoric Mania
When I started this blog, I wanted to share my experiences and what little advice I had to offer. I felt so much comfort reading others blogs I’d find in the corners of the internet of those struggling with this … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder – The Hard Part
Firstly, I just want to make this clear that not only am I not a medical professional, this is not advice. This post is me being fully honest, with myself and anyone who cares to read on, about my struggle … Continue reading My Honest Experience With Medication – Bipolar Disorder 1
This post is now on YouTube I recently uploaded my first YouTube video addressing different techniques that can be used to make it easier to talk about mental health needs with people who have little or no understanding of the … Continue reading When Someone Reaches Out To You (Revisited)
A swift recovery has finally come to youtube Check out the channel and first video here Continue reading We’re On YouTube!