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
Sounds like a good thing right, I have reached a point where my disorder no longer consumes my every waking and sleeping thought. The problem is the more this happens, the further away I feel from a core part of … Continue reading I Don’t Always Feel Bipolar
I realise that is has been a very long time since I have written something new, it has been three years since I was diagnosed as bipolar. Many things have changes and many have not. In this post I will attempt to … Continue reading 3 Years In – Life As A Bipolar
Reaching out about mental health problems is extremely difficult, but it is also extremely difficult to be on the receiving end. Especially if, like most, you don’t know what you can do or say and don’t want to do the … Continue reading What NOT To Do When Someone Reaches Out To You – Mental Health
Living with mental illness can be extremely frustrating, even during times where it is seemingly under control. Here are my top most frustrating things about being bipolar. Nobody really gets it Whilst some mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, have … Continue reading Six most frustrating things about Bipolar Disorder.
Disclaimer– this post was written during a mixed episode (see what is a mixed episode) and therefore presents a viewpoint of such. I leave this unedited. I see this all the time in YouTube videos, suicide prevention campaigns and all … Continue reading Stop Telling Me That I Am Not Alone – Bipolar Frustration Rant