Painting, sculpting, singing, writing… whatever your creative outlet is, it is begging to be released to the world. I strongly believe we were created in part to change the world for the better through our various creative gifts.
Bipolar is often associated with famous creatives such as Vincent Van Gogh, Demi Lovato, and Carrie Fisher. All of them used/use their creative thinking, which is a hallmark of bipolar, to make huge impacts on our world. This makes the strong argument that bipolar disorder can indeed be a blessing and may not necessarily even be a disorder at all.
Without people who think “differently” with dramatic bipolar highs and lows, our world would most certainly be a less colorful and much more boring place to live.
My goal is to get back in touch with my creative side. As a little girl I’d spend countless hours simply creating. My mind worked quickly and thrived on the whole creative process. Now, as an adult with responsibilities, my creative moments are fewer and farther between. I intend on changing that! My mind is craving a creative release, badly.
If you have bipolar, think about creating something today that didn’t exist before you brought it to existence.💚
I’d love to see in the comments below how many of you @so_bipolar followers are artists, and what your creative outlet is! 💚💚💚
I’m so bipolar, and unashamed.
3 thoughts on “Bipolar Creativity”
My art is writing and some photography, albeit waning for lack of exercise. My mom taught herself piano as a child. Can I play? Notes but not music. How I would love a musical family–writing would be more fun. When much younger I often drew cars and psychedelic stuff.
For the most part, those near me will say something sounds nice. When I did a non-profit newsletter, folks said, “This reads,” as it did flow. At the end of all writing assignments and opportunities I got a bit down after the hyper wind of flying through and hammering out details, selecting best words and phrases and blending the photos and artwork.
I feasted, engorged, finished and opined away until somebody commented on the quality and informative value.
The emotions I’ve often held in the hardest grip, particularly the ups for being so often called the fool and misunderstood. Depression seems a bit easier, or less complex–and I’ve sometimes written out of the depression, even after down crying and high crying. It’s just damned bizarre. (I had thought that I had already commented. –disregard redundancy).
I am painting, singing, was playing piano for ten years, guitar. Dancing. Sculpturing, decupage. And so on. But cant show these things when i have huge pain unholsable depression. Its blocked. I didnt find the way how to live with bipolar, i am 30 years old, and having it more then ten years. I was sensitive from my childhood.
I want to show you one of my painting which i made yesterday, but i dont know how to upload here.
My apologies for missing your post from all the way back in August! Regardless of my late response, I would like to thank you for your comment. I know how stifling depression can be on our creativity. Those are the days that I do not even try to be creative because I know it will only frustrate me. I would love to see one of you paintings if you’d still like to share. If you have Facebook you can message me on messenger at So Bipolar, or on Instagram at So_Bipolar. Thanks again!