What Everyone Needs to Know about Bipolar Disorder

A lot of posts in regard to this topic are very generic and state, “you too can fight the stigma of mental illness” or “you too can help those with mental illness.” Although this is true, those articles and posts make it seem like those with bipolar and mental illness are a bunch of morph…

Manic Exhaustion

Three days ago I wrote about how I was leveling out and I was neither manic nor depressed. I should have really appreciated that stability more than I did because I am now in a full blown manic state. I haven’t slept in over 50 hours, with minimal down time. I have delved into my…

Coping Mechanism #3

I think there is a heavy stigma in regard to working out and exercise in helping those cope with bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses. Notice I stated that exercise can help you cope with mental illness, not that it’s a cure all or that you should work out because it will make you feel…