Become a Patron! A few weeks ago I did the first ever poll on my blog post, which is something that I plan on doing more in the future. It … Continue reading James’ Patreon Account
Things have been warm at best with me. I’m getting real irritable. To be honest I don’t feel like myself. I feel like an alien in my body. I’m going … Continue reading How I feel today
I am really good at not being good to myself. “Most of your class is smarter than you.” “No one wants to be your friend.” “Of course you didn’t win.” Throughout … Continue reading How to Break the Cycle of Abuse Within Your Own Mind
Sometimes I’ve thought about how others would react if I passed away. Everyone’s had that thought I’m sure. Wondering who would cry or who would attend the funeral. It’s hard … Continue reading I Don’t Want to Die But I Hate Living
The truth is feeling better is just one step, but it has allowed me to write over 170,000 words in my new novel in almost two months. I am writing, which was impossible at one point because of my anxiety. While things have spiraled with my recent manic episode, I can say my anxiety for once was not my worse issue–for once.
I want to remind my contributor writers that to stay on you need to write at a minimum two posts a month. Starting July, 1st, if you have not posted … Continue reading Contributor Writers
I am doing something unorthodox today here on The Bipolar Writer. I hope that I have created a place where my fellow mental health sufferers can have a “safe place” … Continue reading If You Ever Need The Bipolar Writer
My brain is always moving quickly–thinking, planning, reminiscing, dreaming, creating and is actively working. It doesn’t shut down much. It has always been like this and it always will. That … Continue reading Don’t Be a Negative Nelly
First off, it was a crazy week. Full-time graduate student, working on my next fantasy fiction novel writing 5,000 words a day and finishing the second edits of my book that is in the publishing phase so that I can reach the final edits. All these things got done at the expense of my mental health and my work for the week. I bombed both assignments, something I have never done as an undergraduate (I graduated with 3.92-grade average) or in the three-plus courses of my graduate studies.
I ask a lot from the followers of this blog. Maybe too much. I about to publish my first book with a legit indie author and The Bipolar Writer: A … Continue reading The $2 Patreon Challenge
We live in a society today that is ruled by technology. We have access to so much more than we did ten years ago. There are a number of ways … Continue reading The Dark Side of Social Media
I sit at the public pool, it’s Ladies Night, and I’m surrounded by women I know. One of them is a school teacher who tells us about a body image … Continue reading My Aging Body Image
I originally started my blog – Haelim’s Couch with an intention to be vulnerable and raw with my audience. Don’t get me wrong, I still am. I share openly about … Continue reading My double sidedness