I’m on a new adventure…. I have been stable for three years. No manic episodes. No manic-depressive episodes. So, we explored the idea of me going off one of the medications that makes me tired and causes me to gain weight. There’s nothing wrong with being on medication. There’s no shame in it. Even once … Continue reading Leaving The Medication Behind.
Canadian Thanksgiving was last week and our American team members will be celebrating next month - but we wanted to take a minute today to celebrate three things that are happening in our lives right now! Nichole: 1. My business growth- my business partnerships and clients! 2. My friends and family... Especially my little nephew … Continue reading Celebrating Three Good Things
I wanted to write a post about my year three. But I didn't know what else to say. Someone in passing said something profound a few weeks ago. "You can spend your whole life analyzing what happened in your past. But then you'll miss out on the life you're having now." So I'm not going … Continue reading Celebrating Three Years Of Life!
Mental illness doesn’t discriminate – anyone can be affected. There are a few celebrities who stand out for me, either they’re my favourite actors or they are an influence based on how they live with their mental illness. Gillian Anderson is best known with her role as Agent Scully on X-Files. What you may not … Continue reading 5 Celebrities & Their Mental Health
Here’s some of the things that having Bipolar Disorder as a business owner has taught me.
It breaks my heart when I see or hear of people saying this to people who struggle with mental illness.
It’s been just over two years since I was diagnosed. I’ve learnt how to manage my Bipolar Disorder and I’ve been stable (with only a few bumps in the road) for most of that time.
As I flipped through the pictures it was like someone had documented my moods in selfies.
I hadn’t wanted to act that way. But it was like something took over my brain and my body.
Dr. D got down on her knees, forced me to make eye contact and said very clearly… “It’s not your fault.”