What’s the Make, Model, and Year of Your Mental Health Struggle?

Hi, I’m Chelsea. I drive a minivan. I didn’t want to drive a minivan. When people learn that I do drive one, they start assuming other things about me. They also assume: I … Continue reading What’s the Make, Model, and Year of Your Mental Health Struggle?

I’m not “too sensitive.” I’m mentally ill.

It hurts when people erase us – our struggles, our scars, our victories, our invisible battles, a part of our lives that shapes us and our paths in ways others … Continue reading I’m not “too sensitive.” I’m mentally ill.

Ideas for Mental Health Recovery

Writing is my greatest weapon to deal with the ups and downs of my mental illness. The writing projects that I am currently working on and this blog are so helpful.

Joy Daehn Interview Feature

There are times when writing interview features for The Bipolar Writer blog that it gets personal to me because I can directly relate to the subject of the article. When … Continue reading Joy Daehn Interview Feature

The Bipolar Writer Blog Needs Your Help!

If you have been following my blog, you know that I have been working since November of 2017 on my memoir. All the money donated since that time has been put into a fund to pay the artist that is creating a cover so I can self-publish. Every cent that I have is going for that purpose.

Recognizing Early Warning Signs of a Mental Illness

One of my goals of writing “The Bipolar Writer” blog is to inform my followers. I also want to reach those who might read my blog on topics in mental … Continue reading Recognizing Early Warning Signs of a Mental Illness

Stabilizing

It has been a little shy of two weeks since beginning my mood stabilizer. To add this and wean off of Buspirone has been nothing short of the rollercoaster I … Continue reading Stabilizing

My Social Anxiety Life – The Series

My Social Anxiety Life – 2018 Summer EditionI will be posting a new social anxiety blog later today about my latest “adventures” in my  social anxiety life. I wanted to … Continue reading My Social Anxiety Life – The Series

Chapter From my Memoir The Bipolar Writer

I wanted to share with my blogger followers a completed chapter that will make its way into my memoir The Bipolar Writer. In this chapter, I talk about my experiences … Continue reading Chapter From my Memoir The Bipolar Writer

Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog

I have been genuinely overwhelmed by the mental health community this month in the right way. The outpour of people willing to share a piece of their own writing that … Continue reading Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog