Category Archives: Mental Health

Community Mental Health Discussion Discord Channel — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

Come Join an Amazing Group of Mental Health Warriors James Edgar Skye (The Bipolar Writer) is collaborating with Grounds for Clarity on a Discord Channel called Community Mental Health Discussions. It will be a place where you can come anonymously … Continue reading

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Returning to Life After Quarantine: An Anxiety Story — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

Before COVID-19 I already had a tough time getting out of my house. I had been trying to be more social and do things with other humans that weren’t family or my boyfriend. But then COVID changed everything. I was … Continue reading

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You Don’t Fail Until You Stop Trying To Be Better — Speaking Bipolar

Living with mental illness is hard, but you will succeed if you keep trying. The only true failure is to refuse to try to be better. The post You Don’t Fail Until You Stop Trying To Be Better appeared first … Continue reading

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We Are Not Guaranteed Tomorrow – June 30, 2020

Inspired in part by this post – https://pointlessoverthinking.com/2020/06/28/if-today-was-your-last-day/, but also inspired by the sudden and unexpected deaths of people close to me over the years. When my brother-in-law – Rest In Peace to My Brother-in-law, Dwight T., Retired USAF Veteran Died … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Mania? — Bipolar Me

Ha!, you say. That’s an easy one. I know the answer to that. It’s like the difference between walking on pins and needles and walking on eggshells. For me, anxiety is the pins and needles, while mania is produces the … Continue reading

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Quarantine and Mental Health — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

So pleased to have another wonderful post from Katie and Evee for you. Can’t thank them enough. They also have just posted something from me on their site as well. If you get the time please check it out. Thank … Continue reading

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Can Computers Help Diagnose Depression? — Bipolar Me

I recently spotted a headline that made me stop and read the story. It was from iflscience and the article was “People with Depression Use Language Differently. Here’s How to Spot It.” Those of you who know of my abiding … Continue reading

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It’s my party, I’ll cry if I want to — bella’s babbles

There are days when I feel some people do not get it. It being a variety of things. Mental illness, chronic pain, grieving? There are days (like today) where I just need to or want to cry, because there are … Continue reading

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A Weekend That Changed My Life – Part One — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

When change happens to me its only when someone challenges me. This person challenges me to look beyond my feelings of insecurities and take a look inside the core cause of my pain. To see what I am looking for … Continue reading

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What Was the Kalamazoo State Hospital Like? — The Family Kalamazoo

I have a lot of catchup to do on my fill-in-the-gaps project, so I thought I would share with you a link that Jose sent me of the Kalamazoo State Hospital. I’ve written about the hospital a couple of times … Continue reading

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