So…who here has teens? Do yours ignore you too? I used to think that maybe they just didn’t know I was here and started to feel bad and take it personally when eventually I woke and realized something. They’re just being TEENS! They are doing what teens are supposed to do. Just as they did… Read More This Bipolar Life: Terrible Twos? Try the Teen Years!
Do I want help? No. Do I need it? Yes. Despite how much I wish I didn’t, I know I can’t do this alone. Reaching it out is crucial in managing my symptoms and getting through problems when they arise. Today was a great example so I’m sharing it with you in the hopes that it will… Read More This Bipolar Life: Reaching Out is Key
Here is this week’s round up of interesting psych articles. I hope you find them as interesting as I did: Semicolon tattoos surge in solidarity for those with mental illness Marty Keltz gave himself a special gift last week to mark his 71 birthday. He got his first tattoo, a black semicolon inked on the… Read More This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up
Why is it that when I am physically ill it can trigger a depressive episode? Is it the sitting around doing nothing? Is it the feeling of my body betraying me? Is it all the sleeping? Is it the time I now have to think of everything that’s ever happened in my life and ruminate on it?… Read More This Bipolar Life: Sick and Sliding
Enjoy this week’s collection of psych stories: New Advances in Treating Mood Disorders In the 2002 movie Minority Report, based loosely on a short story by Philip K. Dick, the government uses sophisticated computer analytics to predict “pre-crimes” – ie, crimes of murder that have not yet been but are about to be committed. The… Read More This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up