Tag Archives: bipolar disorder

Why Bipolar Disorder Can’t be Blamed for Everything

Those of us who have bipolar disorder or other mental illnesses are often haunted by things like, “Have you taken your meds?” or “Do you think that because you are doing crazy things you should be admitted into the hospital?” … Continue reading

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Is Bipolar Disorder for Everyone?

I have two main points to make. The first one is the one that aggravates me and I will tell you that sometimes it upsets people when I talk about it.  I think bipolar disorder is way over diagnosed and … Continue reading

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What Happens after you have been Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

For some people, it is a relief when they find out that there is a name for something they have been enduring sometimes for years.  Unfortunately, due to the stigma attached to mental illness, some people feel ashamed or don’t … Continue reading

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Therapy Tips for Bipolar Bandit

I have been seeing Michelle for over a year now and she wanted me to share some tips that I have given her to better help manage her bipolar disorder.  All in all, she copes with her bipolar disorder very … Continue reading

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How do I know who I am?

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was 17 and had struggled with depression since I was 13.  I can look back on the days where I was very outgoing, was the presidents of a bunch of groups at … Continue reading

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Types of Mental Disorders

You probably have heard of many mental illnesses, but do you know the types of each one? There are many that you probably have not heard of and they are listed below with a brief description of each one. Types … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Love in a Bipolar World by Rebecca

When you find that special person that you know you want to spend the rest of your life with, you have to consider a lot of factors.  If you are bipolar, the list of considerations changes quite a bit.  Should … Continue reading

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What People are Doing for Mental Health Awareness Month

  May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Below are some some things that I have come across that people are doing to recognize this.  Many of these things you can do very easily to help raise awareness about mental health … Continue reading

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Movies & TV Shows with Bipolar Disorder Characters

These movies and television shows are not in any particular order.  Some are fictional and other movies are more factual including some biographies.  Some of them do a better job of depicting someone who struggles with bipolar disorder.  Touched with … Continue reading

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The History of Bipolar Disorder Infographic

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