Tag Archives: Bipolar Depression

Putting the Bipolar Brain to Bed (or Trying to) — Speaking Bipolar

What’s it like when an overactive mind won’t shut off at night? Here’s a (mostly) fictional and humorous look at what a bipolar brain looks like from the inside on a sleepless night. | #bipolar #overthinking #SpeakingBipolar The post Putting … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Survive After a Devastating Chronic Illness Diagnosis — Speaking Bipolar

You can survive a chronic illness diagnosis. Read this post about five tips that will help you keep going and support you to live your best life. 21 more words via 5 Ways to Survive After a Devastating Chronic Illness Diagnosis … Continue reading

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25 Signs And Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder (from True Activist) — Bipolar in Order: A Confessional

https://videopress.com/embed/fI9jOGBk?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 25 Signs and Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder From True Activist (Note: I took the opportunity to edit this article for my blog format so readers do not have to put up with a hundred advertisements and the annoying slideshow) … Continue reading

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My Bipolar Stats – July 17, 2019

I decided to do a separate post in response to my re-blogging of Dopamine Queen’s post https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/interesting-bipolar-disorder-statistics-the-dopamine-queen; original post by Dopamine Queen: https://dopaminequeen.com/2019/07/16/interesting-bipolar-disorder-statistics/. In my case, I was going to a mental health facility for their (mental health facility) weekly … Continue reading

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This REALLY Isn’t Okay – YouTube Video

I saw this video show up yesterday on YouTube, but I didn’t watch/read it until today – This REALLY Isn’t Okay – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xEHeoarucY (around 12:32 minutes long). As someone who has chronic pain and chronic illness, I can … Continue reading

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Interesting Bipolar Disorder Statistics — The Dopamine Queen

People with bipolar disorder, on average, suffer 10 years before receiving treatment and only 49% of bipolar individuals receive treatment. The average age of American bipolar disorder onset is 25 years old 83% of bipolar cases are considered severe. More … Continue reading

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40 Odd Things — Beckie’s Mental Mess

I first saw this on Barb’s site, “Bipolar Barb” and thought… “This looks like fun! 40 odd things about me . . . Please play along! They’re fun to read! 1. Do you like bleu cheese? Yes 2. Coke or … Continue reading

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Why You Should Start Practicing Mood Hygiene — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

We practice personal hygiene, dental hygiene, etc. But have you ever thought to practice mood or mental health hygiene? The word hygiene was derived from the Greek goddess of health, Hygiea. Hygiene is defined as the science of the establishment … Continue reading

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Recovery is Possible (my post featured as a guest author on the Trigger Publishing Blog) — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

I didn’t know other people didn’t feel the way I did, or that it wasn’t normal to feel electrical impulses misfiring throughout my body from the top of my head to the tips of my toes. I didn’t understand that … Continue reading

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People with Depression or Bipolar Disorder Want Better Treatment and Care – 23andMe

I saw this not too long ago on 23andMe – People with Depression or Bipolar Disorder Want Better Treatment and Care: https://blog.23andme.com/research-communities/people-with-depression-or-bipolar-disorder-want-better-treatment-and-care/. I thought I had scheduled it earlier, but not seeing it as published or in my Draft or … Continue reading

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