Managing Menatal Illness through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

In this post I outline all the methods I use to manage the symptoms of mental illness and take steps towards recovery. This will be similar to my Coping With Bipolar Mixed Episodes post but more aimed at mental illness … Continue reading Managing Menatal Illness through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

What to say to someone with Mental Health needs

Suffering with mental illness is difficult enough without the common and frequent periods where we reach out for help, from a loved one, a professional, an acquaintance and we are left feeling completely invalidated. I wrote recent posts ranting about … Continue reading What to say to someone with Mental Health needs

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13 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

My History Throughout my adolescence I struggled with undiagnosed bipolar disorder developing, causing intense mood fluctuations and difficult to manage symptoms. I spent countless hours researching to discover what was wrong with me and eventually found information on Bipolar Disorder. … Continue reading 13 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

How a mixed episode got me misdiagnosed – bipolar vs borderline personality disorder

In this post I share my experience being “misdiagnosed” with borderline personality disorder over bipolar disorder. Background – my experiences leading up to seeking help.  As I believe I have already stated around April of 2016 I started becoming consumed … Continue reading How a mixed episode got me misdiagnosed – bipolar vs borderline personality disorder