I haven’t written much recently, for months now. There has been a lot going on in my life, my relationship ended and my job has become highly stressful. I have moved out and had to adjust to a change of … Continue reading Shame and Mental Illness
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, the incredible feeling of euphoria, energy and spirituality is something I have deeply missed since starting bipolar medication. Despite wanting this whole time to be stable, now that I am I miss the highs of Mania. Medication and Mania … Continue reading Addicted to Mania
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