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.
I see so much information available online about the symptoms and diagnosis, and even medicinal treatment of bipolar disorder. This is really useful information, however I find little is said about what it is like living day to day with … Continue reading Living With Bipolar Disorder
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
Something inside my head has changed recently, it is as if I disagree with all of my previous decisions and actions all of a sudden. It almost feels as if a switch has gone off in my brain and I … Continue reading Bipolar / Borderline Switching
Feeling misunderstood with bipolar disorder is common. I wrote a post a while ago whilst in quite an intense episode of both mania and depression which I will link here, and in this post I express a lot of anger … Continue reading Feeling Misunderstood – Bipolar Mixed Episodes
Wanting to quit my job is an element of my bipolar disorder that I experience regularly, and it causes a great deal of discomfort within me. Within bipolar disorder there are two main mood phases, mania and depression. In mania, … Continue reading Coping with Bipolar Mixed Symptoms & Wanting to quit my job.