What advice do you have for those who are newly diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder? Whew. What a question. Bipolar Disorder is complex, overwhelming, draining, painful, and all-consuming. So, where do you even start? Well, below are a few simple pieces of advice to help out! 1. Block out all the noise. There [...]
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When Bipolar Disorder makes you question everything about yourself...
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What does "smiling" Bipolar Disorder mean to you?
*opens door at night & floods room with light every few minutes* You should try to sleep more!
Mania and holiday shopping? Not a good combination.
Given the season, I created a list here of what I want, things that certainly cannot fit in Santa's sack.
I am very excited that my 2 bipolar disorder videos are online on bphope.com! The first video is on how to deal with excessive empathy and the second one is on the impact of bipolar disorder on one's physical health. Please check them out and let me know what you think! If you [...]
Jay Griffiths asks if bipolar is really an illness (as does anyone who's got it). Illness is a condition that impairs normal functioning. "But in the foothills of mania, normal functioning is enhanced," she writes. -Sarah Wilson, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful Recently, I met an older woman who is in the depths [...]