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
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
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
I have been quiet for a while, not posting in this forum, cause well nothing new happened. I stayed at home, tried to avoid the public health system, heck, public … Continue reading Chronic Illness is NOT Invisible
It was always the goal for me to write full-time. It has always been a dream of mine to be financially stable enough to write full-time. I have been a … Continue reading Official Launch of the James Edgar Skye Patreon Account
This is not a gardening blog. Just as well because I am not a gardener. But which of us is not encouraged by Spring? It’s a cold one here in … Continue reading Spring, Mental Health style
Recently I learned about the term Highly Sensitive Person or HSP. I have always been a sensitive person but I didn’t know there was some sort of acronym to describe … Continue reading Being a Highly Sensitive Person
My goal in my Patreon account is for me to connect with my followers to a point where they become a part of the experience. I have created tiers on my Patreon account that give a patron a level of access to my writing that has never before been seen.
I was inspired by the ruler of this blog’s recent post about his self-harm story so I wanted to chime in with mine. *I don’t want anybody to read this … Continue reading The Pain of Self-Harm
People at times hate what they don’t understand. When the subject if self-harm comes up on social media, people tend to attack it in vicious ways. Most are on one of two sides: the people that cut (I will call them us) and the people that criticize. In this world, there is not much grey area, and people see us as attention seekers. This is an untrue judgment, the posts we make might just be what gets us through a day.
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
I feel better. My depression lessened over the weekend, and I have a good feeling about where the rest of February will go when it comes to the depressive episode … Continue reading What are Your Worst Mental Illness Symptoms