Personal things in our lives can contribute to a lack of motivation. So can the fact that I have been pushing hard on grad school, my job as a writer, and of course, my increase in mental health advocacy.
Sorry I haven’t been posting as much lately. I have been super busy with a new job and moving back to my hometown with my husband. Also, lately, I haven’t … Continue reading Life Update
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
It’s easy to envelop ourselves it what we feel are our failures, mistakes or bad choices. We seem to remember the bad so much more than we remember the good, … Continue reading Remember the Good
As a writer, the most important thing I can do every day is, well, write. After all, they say a writer is someone who wrote today, and by that measure … Continue reading Idle Hands, Busy Work and Fighting Off Depression
I wasn’t sure if I was going to share this post here at The Bipolar Writer, as it was originally intended for my personal blog. However, I feel it’s important … Continue reading This is Me, This is My Why.
Hello, there! Feeling depressed? I’m here to offer you a little encouragement. Perhaps you are familiar with James Edgar Skye’s favorite life maxim: Keep fighting. What does that mean, exactly? Is … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Never Give Up, Never Surrender
Yesterday I introduced a new series on the blog. My real life journal entries during some of my toughest times. My Mental Illness Journal. Today I want to talk about … Continue reading Goals in Mental Health Recovery
Note: I have wanted write this blog post since day one of starting The Bipolar Writer blog. It seemed to fit that on a day like today— my birthday— that … Continue reading A Letter to Myself on my Birthday