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.
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
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
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
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