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
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)
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
Mania is most commonly associated with feelings of joy and euphoria, an elevated mood is the terminology, people think Mania is all fun and games all the time. It is not, there is a dark side to Mania which includes … Continue reading Anger in 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.