Reaching out about mental health problems is extremely difficult, but it is also extremely difficult to be on the receiving end. Especially if, like most, you don’t know what you can do or say and don’t want to do the … Continue reading What NOT To Do When Someone Reaches Out To You – Mental Health
Disclaimer– this post was written during a mixed episode (see what is a mixed episode) and therefore presents a viewpoint of such. I leave this unedited. I see this all the time in YouTube videos, suicide prevention campaigns and all … Continue reading Stop Telling Me That I Am Not Alone – Bipolar Frustration Rant
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
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