Despite having an outward appearance of positivity and being a generally congenial person I have a bad habit that I must confess. It’s one that can make it hard to be happy and easily spiral into panicked headspace if I’m not careful. It’s not uncommon in the bipolar world so I figured I’d write about it a bit.… Read More This Bipolar Life: Mountains and Molehills
So have you ever experienced what it’s like to feel elated and despairing at the same time? Wanting to jump for joy and in the next moment sad and crying over nothing big? I have. In bipolar jargon it’s part of what’s called a “mixed state” and for me it can cause me to go around… Read More This Bipolar Life: The Success and Failure of Badass Project Management
Do you like your bacon crunchy or chewy? (We all know bacon is the ruler of all things good!) How about your bagels? Toasted or not? Really? I watched that movie? When? Or, my favorite <insert sarcasm here> we went there? Wow! That must have been cool. Unfortunately I don’t remember. More memories have been… Read More This Bipolar Life: How do you like your bacon?
Insomnia is a bugger and for folks like me can be destabilizing. A good sleep routine is important for bipolar balance. I know this. Apparently my body does not. Instead it wants to keep me up with a whirly ball bouncing around in my head chattering on about anything and everything that has happened in… Read More This Bipolar Life: Counting Sheep
Here is this week’s roundup of interesting articles regarding mental well-being: Teen Brain Matures Differently in Bipolar Disorder (PsychCentral) A new imaging study shows that for adolescents with bipolar disorder, key areas of the brain that help regulate emotions develop differently… Mental illness in the workplace: Ask for help early, lawyers say (CBC News) If… Read More This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up