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
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?
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?
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
Wow. I never thought that these words would ever come out of my mouth. Since a bad psych ward experience with group therapy, I have been anti-group since then. I … Continue reading I am Ready for Group Therapy
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
I made the hardest move I’ve ever made this past week. Quitting on my therapist. I hate leaving people and I do not like the feeling of letting people down. … Continue reading How do you find “the one?”
I’m having a very difficult day today. My anxiety levels are high while my depression is begging for me to crawl into bed where I can fall apart. Since my … Continue reading Encouraging Myself Before I Snap
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
If jumping to conclusions was a sport, I would be competing in the Olympics. See you all next year in Tokyo 😉 ! When something bad happens like I make … Continue reading I Jump to Conclusions like an Olympian
It’s been three years since I was officially diagnosed as having Bipolar 1 with mixed episodes. The last three years consisted of numerous ups and downs, and many lessons learned. … Continue reading Living with Bipolar: Tools for Success
I have not written on here for a while because of how up and down my mental health has been. Especially over the past week, I have had some really … Continue reading The Ups & Downs of Being Mentally Ill