A Thank You from The Bipolar Writer

This is a couple of weeks too late (I was quite sick when I reached this milestone), but I am a firm believer in celebrating the small things in life. … Continue reading A Thank You from The Bipolar Writer

Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?

I am not sure that there is a right answer to this question. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy where my life is at the moment. I am moving … Continue reading Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

I wanted to share this series as a whole, it is called “A Mental Heath Anniversary – 11 Years Later. It is a two-part series that was initially supposed to go … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

I know that many are waiting for the release of my memoir entitled The Bipolar Writer. There are so many things happening right now, and I am hopeful that I … Continue reading A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

Today I am changing the statuses of the many contributors here on The Bipolar Writer blog. All contributors will have their status changed to “Author.” Here is what an author entails. As … Continue reading Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – Part Two It All Starts With Hope * I know that this piece was supposed to go live on Thanksgiving. I apologize for that, here … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later Part One

Despite working hard to better yourself, it was easy to feel alone and lost. You had no real direction —no idea where you wanted to go with your life. It was Thanksgiving, and you stayed true to your promise–you were here for the holidays. You told yourself you would never miss another Thanksgiving.

What I Learned Being Sick – A Mental Health Thing

I believe that is what leads to getting me sick. The funny thing about me getting sick is that just days before my dad told me to slow down or it could start affecting my overall health. I knew he was right, but I didn’t slow down.

The Bipolar Writer is Sick

I will be down for a few days, caught a bad bug. I will be back as soon as possible. Part two of my letter will have to wait, and … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer is Sick

A Mental Health Update for the Bipolar Writer

Where Has The Bipolar Been? Since starting this blog over a year ago, this is perhaps the longest it has been between writing posts for my blog. I have been … Continue reading A Mental Health Update for the Bipolar Writer

Mental Illness Gods

I read on an informative source (read Facebook) that people with mental illness are in fact blessed, Gods actually, who have insight to the other world, and receipients / receivers … Continue reading Mental Illness Gods

My New Self-Care Plan

I am learning to use my mindfulness breathing before my anxiety hits a high level, which has been a fascinating experiment. I do about fifteen minutes in the morning and spurts of three-five minutes throughout my day as a part of my routine. That is the other thing that I am getting back–a routine.