I am so bipolar, and I am unashamed. This blog is dedicated to those living with bipolar disorder and learning how to live their best lives. Bringing some order to our disorder.
Just as we have fire-plans incase of a fire, so should we have manic-plans incase of mania. During a time of stability a married couple needs to discuss what happens in the event of mania. Here is a 5-step sample start-up plan: 1. Call your psychiatrist for information on emergency meds that you have in … Continue reading The 5-Step Bipolar Manic-Plan for Married Couples
Today is not your whole story, only one page out of your whole book. You are stronger than you think.
This past week I was in a pretty bad car accident. The takeaway life lesson I learned is that of gratitude. Everyone involved in the accident walked away alive, thank God! Sometimes life can feel like everything is going terribly wrong. This can often turn into self-loathing which usually begets the ugly cycle of depression. … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude
How can you go to a “happy place” in your mind when you struggle to remember moments of calm, peace, and happiness? Create a “happy place” today! We MUST take time for ourselves to create these moments because they do not always happen on their own. Here are some ideas: take a bath with candlelight, … Continue reading Make time to find your “happy place”