Bipolar. Two extremes. In bipolar disorder, it’s mania and depression. Up, up, up into mania; down, down, down into depression. But is it that simple? Check out these seven signs of bipolar disorder.
If you obsessions will not go away and you are burdened under the compulsion to act on them, seek professional help immediately.
Selfies: A Documentary of Moods
As I flipped through the pictures it was like someone had documented my moods in selfies.
That Defining Moment
I hadn’t wanted to act that way. But it was like something took over my brain and my body.
“It’s Not Your Fault.”
Dr. D got down on her knees, forced me to make eye contact and said very clearly… “It’s not your fault.”
#TBD | Miss Independent
The past few years I have struggled to figure out where my independence is with my Bipolar Disorder. But I’ve learned something pretty amazing during this journey.
#TBD | Embracing The Mania
Hello Readers! I would like to introduce to you a new column that we will be sharing each week. It is called The Bipolar Diary and will be place where we can share our stories of Bipolar Disorder, ways to handle this disorder and different posts that will educate you on what Bipolar Disorder is. … Continue reading #TBD | Embracing The Mania
#MentalHealthMonth | Bipolar Disorder
For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or “Shadow” that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Julie Whitehead … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth | Bipolar Disorder
Mental Health Mondays | Mood Disorders (Part Two)
People with mood disorders experience moods outside the normal range that are longer in duration with more severe symptoms. (Tweet This). There are two main forms of mood disorders - depressive and bipolar. In this post (part two), we will discuss bipolar disorder. People with Bipolar Disorder has have extreme mood swings to two polar … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays | Mood Disorders (Part Two)