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A Driving Force Behind Depression and What can Be Done About It

There are many causes of depression, but one thing that usually is a part of it is avoidance. While depressed, it is easy to simply deal with it by avoiding it altogether. It starts with a vicious cycle that starts … Continue reading

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Depression Tips Re: Wake Up Routine

If you are struggling with depression, a great thing to try is to change your morning routine. First, it starts with brisk awakening. The key is to get up at the same time every morning. Then, establish a morning routine. … Continue reading

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My Two Sides of Depression

Picture Credit: David Schafer One side is when you are around people and pretend like nothing is wrong. You act like you have everything together. You smile, but deep down you are hurting. This is depression, but people have no … Continue reading

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What Depression Feels Like

Depression is sleeping through the day in a dark room. Depression is ignoring calls and texts from family and friends. It is feeling lonely, but not wanting company. Depression is a disease. It’s called a silent killer for a reason. … Continue reading

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Having Bipolar Disorder on Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I have to wonder if my life would have been different if I had not had not had bipolar disorder. Would certain relationships have worked out?  Would I have made the mistakes I did in some … Continue reading

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Bipolar Bandit’s Story

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION FOR THE FIRST TIME  I have written a brief story about my battle with my mental illness, but have decided to elaborate on it and break it down to focus on small parts of my life at a … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me I CAN’T do Something

Don’t let Naysayers stop you from doing what you in your heart thinks is right.  When you think something is not right, something needs to change, or you have a dream that seems unrealistic, you could give up.  However, then … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder was once called Manic Depression. This is an acronym describing manic depression. It includes many of the symptoms related to bipolar disorder/manic depression. in

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How to Help a Friend or a Loved one who has Bipolar Disorder

Finding out that someone you know has bipolar disorder can be a shocking thing.  If you truly care about the person, you will accept them for who they are and ask them to talk about their illness if they are … Continue reading

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7th Feature Story: Stormy’s Battle with bipolar disorder, MPD, and Fibromyalgia

Hi my name is Stormy and I am 47 years old. I was diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) at the age of 30. Six years ago I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I see a therapist twice a month … Continue reading

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