In this post I will be sharing a run down of symptoms I start to experience in the early stages of depression. So a bit of background. I haven’t posted in ages, I’ve had either nothing or too much to … Continue reading The Early Stages of Depression
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
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.
Since my diagnosis a few months ago I have gone through a variety of different emotions but found there to be little support available to me during this time, to the point that I referred myself to see a counsellor … Continue reading How it feels to be Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
This post, inspired by my recent trip to Leeds festival outlines how I manage my bipolar disorder during a festival. Basic Needs Following Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs we will first look at the basic human needs. Nutrition First and fore … Continue reading How to manage mental health/bipolar disorder at a festival