Bipolar disorder can have a negative impact on a person’s aspirations and relationships. Sufferers, however, can develop coping skills and techniques to keep their life on track in conjunction with good medical care. Bipolar disease, like many other mental illnesses, can be difficult to diagnose. While most sufferers believe the illness to be a burden, […]
Strategies Management strategies will always vary from one individual to the next depending on the individual’s particular problems. Generally, however, the management of panic disorder usually involves: Dealing with fears held by people who panic – cognitive therapy When panic attacks occur without any obvious explanation, people can misinterpret these symptoms as indicating a serious […]
Emotions are neither good or bad, right or wrong, feelings just ARE They exist. It’s not helpful to judge your emotions There is a difference between having an emotion & Doing something/acting on the emotion They do not last forever. No matter what you are feeling Eventually it will lift & other emotions will take […]
“I’m just so bipolar” I absolutely hate how that is thrown around like it is as common as being hungry, tired, happy etc… If you are diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder then go ahead and joke around about it. Like me! It is so not fun Bipolar disorder, often known as manic depression, is a continuously […]
I think that everyone has had or will eventually have a breakdown. Whether mentally or emotionally, it doesn’t have anything to do with a diagnosis of a mental illness/disorder. It happens to parents when they have put too much on themselves for too long. College students during exam week. A toddler who gets told ‘no!’ […]
When someone lacks emotion health, they tend to withdraw from pleasurable activities and socially isolate. One important way to regain emotion health is to develop and utilize social supports. We all need several good friends to talk to, spend time with, and to be supported by with their care and understanding. For someone to be […]
they will never understand me I never choose to be sad. Do you think I tell myself “I really want this day to emotionally drain the shit out of me, to the point of tears I can’t explain?” My illness is a storm I can’t run away from. The farther I run, the faster it […]
Breathe. You are going to be okay Breathe, and remember that you’ve been in this place before. You’ve been this uncomfortable and anxious and scared, and you’ve survived. Breathe and know that you can survive this too. These feelings can’t break you. They’re painful and debilitating. But you can sit with them and eventually they […]
Take some time to think about what you need in order to improve YOUR life.
I dread Novembers, quite obvious as it is the month where I chose to end my life in 2017. When growing up, our family (moms side) would get together for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We rotated hosting the family get together between the 3 houses of my cousins and mine. Every Thanksgiving I can remember, I […]
It’s a different dating world after a diagnosis. Do you feel like it is easier to date someone who also has a mental illness and understands or someone who seems not as “damaged” as you are?