Tag Archive: depression

Bipolar Disorder Warriors and the Weapons They Use in Battle

Mental Health Warrior

We are all Warriors in some way “I fight for my health every day in a way most people don’t understand. I’m not lazy. I’m a warrior.” – HealthyPlace.com    If you have bipolar disorder or any other affliction you…
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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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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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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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Ultra-rapid cycling bipolar – a day in the life

bipolar

The rapid cycling disorder has characteristically four or more affective mood episodes yearly; whereas ultra-rapid cycling (which I have) is basically when the mood variances occur more frequently.  The bipolar ultra-rapid cycling phases for me can last as little as…
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