S1 E12 of The Bipolar Writer Podcast

Cutting and Self Harm – Why So Serious?

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\*disclaimer\* I am not advocating that cutting is right or wrong. For some people, like myself, it is just a way you have to live with when emotional pain becomes unbearable for a good portion of my life. This subject means the world to me. When I look at the scars on my arm, it is a constant reminder of who I was and how far I have come since I was a teenager. Itโ€™s a sensitive subject, but I would rather talk about it than push it to the side. Here is my story of how cutting and self-harm was a significant part of my life.

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  1. The Energy Leadership Index (ELI) Assessment
  2. The Bipolar Writer Podcast Interview with Alaina
  3. The Bipolar Writer Podcast Interview with Colleen
  4. Bullying and Mental Health
  5. The Bipolar Writer Podcast Interview with Krystal

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12 comments

  1. This is amazing ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป you are doing amazing things for others as well as for yourself. Cant wait to listen! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›

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      1. It absolutely is. Recently have dealt with this since 2019. But rising above it and figuring out other ways to handle! This is a great message for all of those struggling to hear. Thank you!

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  2. Great post and such a taboo subject to tackle. I have my scars and people squirm at the sight of them and look horrified. They neglect to ask the reason why and their origin. Itโ€™s sometimes actually a blessing for me as it means I donโ€™t have to converse with certain people. My experience was a short term period of 3 or 4 weeks. The first time it happened I had no recollection of it. Iโ€™d had a bath and gone to bed. In the night I woke up to go to the toilet, my arm was wrapped in a towel, I walked in the bathroom to see the bath looking like a murder scene. I have no recollection of it at all. I must have hit a manic high bipolar phase, thatโ€™s the only explanation I can give. Since then, Iโ€™ve had 2 further episodes were I was just so numb from emotion I was just trying to invoke some sort of feeling. Luckily, I havenโ€™t had any problems in nearly a year

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  3. ๐— ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—œ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ, ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜†. ๐—œ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฆ๐˜.

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