The Passing of The Bipolar Writer’s Mother

What I need most is support from the mental illness community. When my grandfather passed, it destroyed me, and I was close to my grandfather and even closer to my mom, she is the only reason. The Bipolar Writer and my pen name James Edgar Skye exists, why I am who I’ve become, it was my mom.

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A Decade That Changed Everything Part One

Hope. That is what I am always saying in these blog posts. I was ready to die in 2010, and yet I was one of the lucky ones.

A Guest Blog Post – NooseGirl

This is a guest blog from a writer that calls herself NooseGirl. She asked me to share this blog post with my fellow bloggers. This is a guest blog from … Continue reading A Guest Blog Post – NooseGirl

“Is Cutting a Cry for Attention?”

Just as a warning to anyone in a sensitive time, I am writing about suicidal thoughts and self injury. I even triggered myself writing this so please take care of … Continue reading “Is Cutting a Cry for Attention?”

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. While it’s great there’s a month dedicated to this, it should be 365-day year awareness. I understand suicide can be a touchy subject especially … Continue reading September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

If You Ever Need The Bipolar Writer

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

We Said Goodbye Five Years Ago

Just from these photos, you can see the people that loved him and that five years ago came together to honor this great man. I love my grandfather to this day because he taught me so many great things that I have today. If only he would have seen me continue my recovery with Bipolar 1 and panic disorder, but I believe he is still here in spirit and watching over us with my grandmother.

Taking a Break with my Therapist

I have been thinking for a while now that I want to stop seeing my therapist. Typing that makes me nervous about ending it! I have been seeing my therapist … Continue reading Taking a Break with my Therapist

A New Bipolar Writer Blog Milestone

I wanted to say thank you to everyone following this blog and keeping it going. To my contributors, thank you for being there even when I can not by creating valuable mental health content. Let us celebrate our mental health advocacy, mental illness, and mental health recovery wellness.

Writing Topics for June

It has been a struggle to keep up writing new content for The Bipolar Writer Collaborative blog. With my hectic schedule with my graduate courses, my freelance work, and my … Continue reading Writing Topics for June

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.

Post a Day in May For Mental Health Awareness

It is that fantastic time of year again. It’s MAY! The important month where we  educate, celebrate, and increase awareness of mental health.  Every MAY I write a POST A DAY … Continue reading Post a Day in May For Mental Health Awareness