Somewhere, within, is inner peace and calm.
Happy to join the Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog!
This is a two part post: The next part is scheduled to be posted tomorrow. I want to start off by saying that I voluntarily see my psych doc weekly because I need a lot of accountability regarding my medication. It is a personal choice and in no way does it reflect my dedication to… Continue reading Clarity.
It’s been three years since I was officially diagnosed as having Bipolar 1 with mixed episodes. The last three years consisted of numerous ups and downs, and many lessons learned. Through the time there have been countless therapy sessions and psychiatry appointments, sleepless nights and sleep filled days. Days of crying without ceasing as well… Continue reading Living with Bipolar: Tools for Success
The concept of forgiveness should not only extend to those around you, but also within you. Mind. Blown. This was an eye-opening concept when I truly thought about it, and the same reason I started with the idea of forgiving yourself as my first official post on my journey to happy.
Welcome to suggestion #12 on curing depression. I’ve got a word for you fellow depressors: Mindfulness. Have you heard that one lately? I don’t even social media that much since realizing it contributed an unhealthy amount to my negative self-image and my -sorry; rambling. I don’t get around much, and even I saw that word everywhere.… Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Meditate, Pray, Journal, etc.
Aw, crap. It’s morning. Let’s roll out of bed after not sleeping well, glare at our alarm, blame everyone in the world for how terrible we feel, and stalk off to the bathroom to read our phone get ready. With a winning morning routine like that nearly every day, why are we confused when the days… Continue reading The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine