Mania, the incredible feeling of euphoria, energy and spirituality is something I have deeply missed since starting bipolar medication. Despite wanting this whole time to be stable, now that I am I miss the highs of Mania. Medication and Mania … Continue reading Addicted to Mania
Recently I wrote a post on How to overcome Bipolar Depression with advice on ways to help, in this post is a list of things to avoid when you are in depression. This is because these whilst tempting will make … Continue reading What not to do in Depression
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.
For the last few days I have been having hypomanic symptoms, an increase in energy and creativity and productivity alongside feeling pretty good about life itself. These are all symptoms that I thoroughly enjoy about mania, until it crashes. In … Continue reading Coming down from Mania
I remember when I was young my aunt said to me that anyone who gets the opportunity to do therapy should take it, I did not understand this at first and still don’t know if I believe her, I have … Continue reading My Experiences of Therapy
This question is one that has come about due to my experience of having first no diagnosis, then a misdiagnosis, then finally a confirmed diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder living in the UK. For years leading up to my diagnosis I … Continue reading How Bipolar Disorder and BPD are Diagnosed in the UK