Money and Mania: Managing Spending While Bipolar

As a young twenty-something, many of my friends and fellow Millenials have credit card debt.  We live in a culture of fast spending, fast cash, and consumerism.  Add on student … Continue reading Money and Mania: Managing Spending While Bipolar

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Living Well With Bipolar Disorder

1 in 4 Americans suffer from a mental disorder, and out of those millions of Americans, 5.7 million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder, characterized by erratic moods consisting of mania … Continue reading Living Well With Bipolar Disorder

When Friends Interfere With Recovery

Anyone who has dealt with a mental illness knows how frustrating it is to not feel understood. Sometimes befriending another person who struggles with a mental disorder makes you feel … Continue reading When Friends Interfere With Recovery

Bipolar Disorder Makes Getting Stuff Done Extremely Difficult

I have type 2 bipolar disorder, and I struggle to get anything done.  Let me explain. Bipolar disorder imparts upon me varying degrees of productivity.  Science has helpfully illustrated this with … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder Makes Getting Stuff Done Extremely Difficult

Don’t Feed the Reaper

Right off the top: I am absolutely thrilled to be here. To be in the company of such strong and inspiring people is truly a gift. I  hope I can … Continue reading Don’t Feed the Reaper