How Bipolar Disorder and BPD are Diagnosed in the UK

This question is one that has come about due to my experience of having first no diagnosis, then a misdiagnosis, then finally a confirmed diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder living in the UK. For years leading up to my diagnosis I … Continue reading How Bipolar Disorder and BPD are Diagnosed in the UK

Managing Menatal Illness through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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

What to say to someone with Mental Health needs

Suffering with mental illness is difficult enough without the common and frequent periods where we reach out for help, from a loved one, a professional, an acquaintance and we are left feeling completely invalidated. I wrote recent posts ranting about … Continue reading What to say to someone with Mental Health needs

Childhood Imagination or Bipolar Psychosis

What a tough question to ask. As I become more and more familiar with my bipolar disorder and gain understanding every day on my past, present and future with bipolar disorder, I wonder where my story truly begins. I have … Continue reading Childhood Imagination or Bipolar Psychosis