Living With Bipolar Disorder: 7 Ways It Affects My Life

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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

Bipolar Self-Management – What I Do!

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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!

What Is Bright Light Therapy – Bipolar Disorder

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The first time I had heard about light therapy was an article on a sleep website, and it interested me as bright lights are not conducive to my bipolar so much like Sherlock, I went to investigate. Initially, I thought it would be some hi-tech light show to stimulate the brain, but it’s not; it … Read moreWhat Is Bright Light Therapy – Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar A Mental Illness – Yes You Can Thrive

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If you have been diagnosed with bipolar, the first thing which may spring to my mind is that your life is over. You will never have a normal life again. But you will. Bipolar a mental illness, will impact your life, but you will learn how to manage it, and it takes time. I have … Read moreBipolar A Mental Illness – Yes You Can Thrive

What Are The Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder?

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What Are the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder? The manic phase of bipolar disorder may include the depression side at the same time, highly dangerous, seek medical attention if this is the case. However, it can also be a rapid cycling phase which means you can go from hypomania to depression to mania to depression again … Read moreWhat Are The Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder?

How Can You Improve a Deeply Depressed Mind?

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For years I have searched for the answer to the question of how you can improve a deeply depressed mind. And what improves my mental health is quite different to all the research the medical professionals say. I’m only an expert from my perspective, and please don’t follow what I have to say if your … Read moreHow Can You Improve a Deeply Depressed Mind?

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