Bipolar

Therapist and a psychologist – making that first appointment

therapist and a psychologist

Deciding between a therapist and a psychologist?  What can therapists do and not do?  Are psychologists like psychiatrists?  Can they write prescriptions?  Check out What is the difference between therapists and a psychologist? Is it a mental illness? Have you ever…
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17 Facts about mental illness which proves it is more prevalent

mental health facts

Mentally ill people look just like you and me who have “normal” mental health, right?  But… I had not accepted that truth until a few years ago.  The first time I went to a Bipolar Depression Support Alliance support group,…
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World Bipolar Day 2018

World Bipolar Day 2018

World Bipolar Day 2018 is next week on Friday, March 30, 2018.  It is celebrated each year on March 30th, since that happens to be the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh.  This famous artist was posthumously diagnosed as probably having…
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Twelve bipolar GIF’s

Bipolar GIFs

These bipolar GIF’s are here to encourage people who have a mental illness.  I am showing you a window into my heart through these silly graphics.  You can look at these GIF’s which describe my bipolar 1 with psychotic features,…
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Adderall Review

adderall

I have been on Adderall for not quite a year now.  This stimulant is utilized in the treatment of AD/HD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) narcolepsy and as a cognitive enhancer.  I can attest this nervous system stimulant is easily tolerated…
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Unmotivated bipolar

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I love this pin with Snoopy from the Peanuts demonstrating unmotivated bipolar.  This pin I chose from Pinterest, is a perfect illustration explaining one of bipolar’s worst symptoms.  Lack of motivation. Unmotivated bipolar – what it looks like It never fails,…
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Is bipolar an excuse for bad behavior?

bipolar an excuse

The question above, “is bipolar an excuse for bad behavior?” obviously is a very tricky subject to nail down and dissect.  I know what you are thinking.  Am I qualified to speak with authority on this touchy topic?  Well…my diagnosis…
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Syncing life’s ups and downs with my own mental illness ups and downs

mental illness ups and downs

I apologize for not blogging sooner, but life’s ups and downs provided hurdles to me being able to manage my mental illness for the second half of January. Believe me, I had good intentions towards blogging. The past two to…
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How do you deal with a bipolar brain that is made of Laffy Taffy?

bipolar Laffy Taffy

Bipolar can be fickle Well, this morning has been successful in one way and a total failure in another in bipolar land.  I was able to type a draft last night for Blasting News where I am a contributing author. …
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