Monthly Archives: January 2019

Feature Story: My Bipolar Life Story by Jason Miller

Every one of us has the capacity to make a fundamental choice that has a huge impact on the quality of our time here on Earth: Whether we going to settle for survival or we are going to thrive. And … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Interview with DJ Jaffe- Author, Mental Health Advocate, and Executive Director of MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Following is an interview with DJ Jaffe, author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill and executive director of Mental Illness Policy Org. Q: What got you interested in serious mental illness? DJ: In the 1980s, my … Continue reading

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I want to Get off this Roller Coaster

Usually, I am quite positive, but today I am being frank.  Having bipolar disorder sucks and there is no other way to say it. The depressions are so debilitating that I don’t leave the house, don’t take showers for days, … Continue reading

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Guest Video: I am going to fight the demons of mental illness

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Guest Video: Somewhere there is… (You’re not alone)

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Guest Post: Read This Is You Feel Too Ashamed To Ask For Help

The stigma that hurts the most is the one we put on ourselves. All too often I hear my mentally ill peers shame themselves for their symptoms or treatments. When it feels as if the whole world is against us, … Continue reading

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Just Because I am Unstable does not Mean I am not taking my Medications

There is nothing more irritating when I hear on a movie or television show that the person is acting erratic because they are off their medications. It bugs me that one of my sisters assumes that I am not taking … Continue reading

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How to Avoid doing things in a Manic State that you will Regret Later

While in a manic state, especially if you are coming out of a deep depression, it is easy to use your manic energy to get a lot of things done that you couldn’t do while in the bout of depression … Continue reading

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Are you driving your tricycle or riding the space shuttle?

Sometimes, while having bipolar disorder, you feel like you are driving a tricycle.  With the bike, you are not able to do as many things as you once would with a different mode of transportation.Wheels fall off making it harder … Continue reading

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New Year; New Bipolar Beginnings

Regardless if you had a good, great, awesome, not-so-good, awful, or absolutely horrifying last year, there is news (be it bad or good).  Things can change and will change in the new year. Now is a good time to review … Continue reading

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