To everything there is a season

I can't believe I made it to the other side; I've reached stability. It's kind of surreal. I have accepted that I'll have bipolar disorder for the rest of my life, but as long as I am able to keep up this treatment regimen and as long as I keep staying away from alcohol I … Continue reading To everything there is a season

Highlights from the archive

A comprehensive understanding of bipolar disorder 12 books that have helped my depression Recommended reading on mental illnesses A new diagnosis, a new life The limitations of bipolar disorder Abandonment wounds and the recovery process Love letter to myself Dealing with a triggering world My experience as an empath Hypomania: Personal anecdotes

πŸ“Ή VLOG: Living with Bipolar Type 2 (mental health)

https://youtu.be/wB_JHAm7Izw Originally recorded on Jul 5, 2019 Mental illness is a serious, life-long, life-debilitating condition. I have to live with this for the rest of my life. I take appropriate medication every day, twice a day. I don't fall asleep until hours after midnight after I've already worked my head out from underwater. When I … Continue reading πŸ“Ή VLOG: Living with Bipolar Type 2 (mental health)

πŸ”ƒ Reblog: Mental health myths you wouldn’t believe still exist

drbenjanaway.com "Regardless of the universality of the problem, many people still labor under false beliefs. So we hope that by breaking some of these myths down that we can not only eliminate some undeserved stigma, but encourage a community driven empathy toward those who ask for it." "To study the phenomena of disease without books … Continue reading πŸ”ƒ Reblog: Mental health myths you wouldn’t believe still exist

25 Signs And Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder (from True Activist)

25 Signs and Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder From True Activist (Note: I took the opportunity to edit this article for my blog format so readers do not have to put up with a hundred advertisements and the annoying slideshow) The ability of people to function productively and cope effectively with the rigors of daily life … Continue reading 25 Signs And Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder (from True Activist)