Every child experiences “the blues” every once in a while, but when the sadness becomes relentless, it could manifest into depression. Depression can affect a child’s personal life, school work, […]
Here are 12 key things that I have done and still do to live well in spite of having bipolar disorder:
- Developed a wellness plan and have stuck to it.
While I have had no major mood swings or episodes in the last 12 years, I have and continue to have to self-monitor my impulse control. While I don’t struggle […]
When others find out that I have experienced no symptoms of bipolar disorder for the past 12 years they usually want to know what want to know what I have […]
Knowing the difference between what I am feeling verses my mood has been extremely important for my recovery.
Everyone has moods and feelings. Yes, everyone! Even including your loved one who has […]
As they say, “The only thing that never changes is change.” Life is full of changes. Some changes that we make, others make, or life makes for us. Some changes […]
Bipolar disorder differs from person to person. The same medicines do not work for all of us, nor do we all even have the same type of bipolar. The issues […]
Recently I’ve run across some great articles: “13 Things That Mentally Strong People DON’T Do” (which is also a book by Amy Morin) and “15 Common Cognitive Distortions”. So, for […]
May has been designated as “Mental Health Awareness Month” and today is “National Mental Health & Dignity Day”. The designation of this day as the National Mental Health & […]
Healthline.com has asked me to become part of their campaign called, “You’ve Got This.”
They want me to make a 1-3 minute encouraging video about my journey for those who have […]