Living with Bipolar Disorder since my diagnosis in 2002 has been a journey of highs and lows with the odd five-year spell of stability. I have experienced delusions, a psychotic episode, depression, mania, hypomania and rapid cycling, not forgetting stress and anxiety. At the time of writing, I am 48 years old, and to be … Read moreLiving With Bipolar Disorder: 7 Ways It Affects My Life
For me, bipolar self-management is the only way I know how to deal with the illness. I’m fortunate to a certain extent that I can function quite highly with it; I know others who can’t. Don’t get me wrong, there are still weeks where self-management goes out the window, but when things turn around, I … Read moreBipolar Self-Management – What I Do!
I have often wondered about bipolar and alcohol and how they relate to each other. I used to drink socially, but I don’t drink anymore because it gives me ridiculous heartburn. Several years ago I tried to manage my bipolar symptoms with alcohol, to ill effect, might I add. It got me thinking how many … Read moreBipolar and Alcohol
What do you do when you have a mental health condition which makes excessive spending more likely? Bipolar Disorder can lead to needing a debt management plan, and I hope my ideas based on my experience will help you. I have created an article that I will be following after a recent bout of hypomania … Read moreExcessive Spending and Mental Health: Debt Management Plan
You may experience bipolar debt, and one of the symptoms is spending too much money. It is a compulsion that I am all too familiar with. The uncontrollable urge to spend money I have and do not have. Bipolar debt is the bane of my life and I have since discovered Debt & Mental Health … Read moreBipolar Debt and Mental Health Evidence Forms
I’m always looking for new ways to improve my mental health, and I thought to myself there have to be others who also want the same thing. I decided to write a post about all the wonderful things I have discovered over the past few years that aid me in keeping my mental health in … Read more10 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health
That is a pretty bold statement, but it is true. I’ve discovered CBD oil, I know I’m a bit late to the party, but I’m so pleased I have found it. It is truly helping my bipolar and the aches and pains I have been having for years. I really thought it was just going … Read moreCBD Oil is Changing My Life!