Tag Archives: Bipolar Depression

The Rights of Mental Patients: An Early Crusader — Bipolar Me

In 1887, investigative journalist Nellie Bly pretended to be insane so that she could report on the conditions in a New York asylum. The results of her sojourn there were the subject of her book Ten Days in a Madhouse … Continue reading

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The Monday I Almost Killed My Computer — Speaking Bipolar

It started with the speakers, and it all went downhill from there. The Monday I Almost Killed My Computer

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Do You Respond to Comments? — Mental Health @ Home

I’m guess most people would agree that it’s pretty cool to get comments on your blog. When you do, do you respond to all of them? Let’s chat about that. Do You Respond to Comments? I respond to comments if … Continue reading

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Dealing With the Bitter Feelings of Shame Caused by Bipolar Disorder — Speaking Bipolar

Before I begin this post about shame caused by bipolar disorder, I must remind you the bipolar brain is not reasonable. If anyone feels the need to email me or comment about how I’m not being rational in talking about … Continue reading

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Now Available: A Brief History of Stigma — Mental Health @ Home

Self-stigma, which comes from public stigma that’s been internalized, can have a significant negative impact on those of us living with mental illness. Peer support can help to reduce self-stigma, so I wanted to explore that and some of the … Continue reading

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~Little Deaths~& this one…. — Bipolar Tapestry~Poetic Thoughts

I helped you Die those little deaths In your sorry existence ~Little Deaths~& this one….

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Now Available: A Brief History of Stigma — Mental Health @ Home

My new book, A Brief History of Stigma, is now available! It looks at the past and present of mental illness stigma, as well as how to move towards a future without stigma. Now Available: A Brief History of Stigma … Continue reading

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What Is Bipolar Disorder Like? — Bipolar Me

There are a number of metaphors that try to express what it’s like to have bipolar disorder, and none of them is accurate. Thanks to television commercials for bipolar medications, we have even more metaphors, none of which express the … Continue reading

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Bipolar Questions and Answers — Bipolar Me

Have you heard of Quora? It’s like a crowd-sourced online question and answer center, where anyone can ask questions on practically any topic and request an answer from a specific person, or leave it up to whoever wants to answer. … Continue reading

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Where Did Your Blog Name Come From? — Mental Health @ Home

This post is inspired by a post a little while back by JoAnn at Sunstone Journal (formerly Midnight Harmony) about coming up with a blog name. I thought we could chat a bit about how people came up with their … Continue reading

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