Sobriety or Lack Thereof

To most, “Sobriety” means the act of being sober. Although abstinence from an activity fits into the mold of this definition, we must analyze why we are sober. According to Psychology Today, “Addiction and remission are about the absence of problems—using or not using a substance.” When looking at remission as the absence of a problem…

Hide Away

In this new chapter of my life with my new job, I found myself hiding my bipolar diagnosis from everyone I have come in contact with. I feel as though I am living a double life and it is exhausting. In my last job, I made a point to publicize my bipolar status via Facebook…