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
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
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.