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
I remember when I was young my aunt said to me that anyone who gets the opportunity to do therapy should take it, I did not understand this at first and still don’t know if I believe her, I have … Continue reading My Experiences of Therapy
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
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