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
Wanting to come off my medication is a thought I have been struggling with for a while now and it is incredibly counterproductive towards recovery. But this is the problem, part of me doesn’t want to get better. Bipolar Disorder … Continue reading Wanting to come off medication – Addicted to Mania
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.
I am struggling to figure out if I am having early warning signs of depression of if I am still in the middle of a mixed episode. Potential Depression Signals I have experienced what feels like a slowing down, but … Continue reading Mixed Episode or Early Warning Signs