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
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!
DISCLAIMER: I am not a doctor, the content found in this post reflects my own experiences, research and discussions with psychiatrists during my own diagnosis. Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder, previously known as Manic Depression, is diagnosed through reaching a … Continue reading Recognising Bipolar Disorder in Early Onset / Young Age
I have quite honestly lost count of how many times I’ve gone on to the blog, wanting to post, I haven’t posted since January and even that was a short bursts. My biggest fear is that before, I would feel … Continue reading My Struggle With Writer’s Block and Lacking Manic Creativity
In this post I will be exploring both the diagnostic criteria for anxiety, how it manifests, and how it feels and my own experience being signed off work with anxiety. What is Anxiety Anxiety is a lot more than just … Continue reading My Experience With Anxiety