When panic attacks, this is how I regain control

My anxiety has this charming habit where it can completely derail my life when it’s in the mood, but, today I wanted to share some pretty neat ways that I calm the Anxiety Monster when it throws a tantrum. They definitely don’t completely rid me of my panic, but, they do help me regain control… Continue reading When panic attacks, this is how I regain control

One Size Does Not Fit All.

I’m Bailey. It’s weird to write that. Yes, that is my name. No, I have not formally told anyone that. I write about my mental illness often. It isn’t a secret and couldn’t be a secret if I tried. I just have this fear of displaying it purposefully to people like I am proud of… Continue reading One Size Does Not Fit All.

I’m not “too sensitive.” I’m mentally ill.

It hurts when people erase us – our struggles, our scars, our victories, our invisible battles, a part of our lives that shapes us and our paths in ways others will never comprehend. It hurts when people erase our mental illnesses. It’s like being told that everything must be your fault, a result of your… Continue reading I’m not “too sensitive.” I’m mentally ill.

The Bipolar Writer Blog Contributors

I wanted to make a shoutout to the contributors on The Bipolar Writer on the continued success we have had on this blog. I was thinking of starting something new. I wanted to start an author bio section page for the blog. An introduction to each author, where you can share with the readers of… Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Blog Contributors

Speak Up! And Your Voice Will Help You

Sometimes I wonder what world optimists live in. It can’t possibly be the same as mine, because mine is one of twisting mists, overcast skies, and lurking shadows. Besides the possibility of parallel universes, this phenomenon is likely a matter of perspective. What is perspective? Duh; it’s how you see everything. And, I mean everything. In… Continue reading Speak Up! And Your Voice Will Help You

Anxiety doesn’t want your advice about stress management, and neither do I.

Please stop responding to my anxiety with, “stress isn’t good for you, you know.”  I know.  I do know, because I can’t tell you how much money has been spent on profesional help and medication, or even the physical illnesses that never seem to end, as the distress my body experiences is a result of… Continue reading Anxiety doesn’t want your advice about stress management, and neither do I.

Topics of Discussion – October on The Bipolar Writer Blog

These posts have been helpful in the past so it is great to open the floor to my fellow followers and bloggers to what topics the Bipolar Writer should discuss here. I would love your feedback.

House Cleaning on The Bipolar Writer Blog (Collaborators Only Post)

I hope this reaches all the collaborators on The Bipolar Writer blog. I will be doing some house cleaning this week when it comes to collaborative writers. If you are the new collaborator or have at least one post here on The Bipolar Writer blog over in the following months (July-September), then you have no… Continue reading House Cleaning on The Bipolar Writer Blog (Collaborators Only Post)