Courage is always required to move forward in life. I often think about courage and how hard it can be just to do ordinary things for those of us who … Continue reading Courage to face down the ogre
I got my cat Calypso five years ago when I had moved back home from University. That period of my life was when I was struggling badly with my mental … Continue reading How an Emotional Support Animal Helped With my Healing
At times our journey to discover what is wrong with us can be a hard one, and it can go unnoticed for a time. Then we experience something that changes … Continue reading Victoria’s Interview Feature
Many of us in the mental illness community can trace our “story” from the very beginnings, and many stories start when we were teenagers. In my own experience when I … Continue reading Taylor’s Interview Feature
It has been a busy year in the writing department for The Bipolar Writer. When it comes to writing I like to have several projects that I am working, in … Continue reading A Look at my Writing Projects
This another interview feature article that I have written as part of series you can find here. Interview Features – The Series A Look at Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Imagine for … Continue reading Interview Feature – Julia Cirignano
My last post on this blog was my birthday letter to myself, and since then I have not written a blog post. I have been super busy if I am … Continue reading I’ve Been Distant, & I’m Sorry
The last count for this blog 11,500 followers and I love that so many people are a part of this collaborative journey. I want to challenge my followers to subscribe to my Patreon account for the $2 tier. I know for so many, myself included, we have so many responsibilities when comes to this mental illness life.
ASD and Bipolar Diagnosis I haven’t been writing for so long because I recently had my second manic episode. I later got diagnosed with a bipolar mood disorder (type 1) … Continue reading ASD, Bipolar Disorder and Bullying
I’ve lived with depression and anxiety my entire life so I understand the ups and downs of mental illness well. There are days when all things are fine then others … Continue reading Can I Keep It Together?
You wouldn’t believe this, but mental illness sucks. I spend a lot of days just stuck. I lack motivation or a positive outlook or even the will to shower. People … Continue reading Mental Illness Really Sucks
Yesterday I turned 26 years old. I had an absolutely wonderful day spent with my family and my boyfriend. There was nothing lavish or anything but it was time well … Continue reading A Birthday Reflection