Courage to face down the ogre

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

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“Too much” or just being human?

Few weeks ago, I wrote about my fear of not being a capable therapist as someone who struggles with my own mental health. I’ll be starting graduate school this fall … Continue reading “Too much” or just being human?

Taylor’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

A Look at my Writing Projects

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

Interview Feature – Julia Cirignano

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

I’ve Been Distant, & I’m Sorry

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 $2 Patreon Challenge

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.

A Bipolar Writer Poll

I wanted to find out something. I have been advertising since March about my Patreon account and I even did a $2 Patreon challenge. It has been brought to my … Continue reading A Bipolar Writer Poll

Can I Keep It Together?

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?

Mental Illness Really Sucks

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

Healing Through Poetry

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry has played a significant role in my healing process. I spent many years discovering myself and learning how to heal. The things hurting me … Continue reading Healing Through Poetry