Category: Bipolar health

The effects of Stigma on people with Mental Illness

The effects of Stigma on people with Mental Illness

    Are we really changing our thinking about mental illness? Most of us think that mental illness is not any taboo topic and it’s not an issue in our society. People with this mindset are not living in societies where people have to experience stigma if they ask for help regarding their mental health.…

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Tips about treating Bipolar disorder you cannot afford to miss

Tips about treating Bipolar disorder you cannot afford to miss

Have you ever seen a person who cannot control their mood? Or who has drastic mood shifts? Feeling energetic, full of life at one moment while depressed and lethargic at the next moment? The person may be a victim of a serious mental illness called ‘Bipolar disorder’ which is characterized by sudden mood shifts from…

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Becoming a mental health advocate and warrior

Becoming a mental health advocate and warrior

Over 300 million people suffer from mental health issues and often they allow their problems to go untreated. Mental illness isn’t a joke or laughing matter which is why I decided to become a mental health advocate and hope that you can help and the stigma surrounding mental illness with me.

Mentally ill and unemployed

Mentally ill and unemployed

If you haven’t heard, I am now completely jobless. What’s funny is I’m completely at peace with this change. Over the six years, I had been doing this particular job my stress levels would be through the roof. They expected you to be available whenever they needed you. Which meant keeping your Google hangouts open…

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Why memory issues have changed my life

Why memory issues have changed my life

I’m sure I’m not the only one out there with mental health issues which have progressed far enough to began affecting the ability to remember things. I feel like an idiot for forgetting the simplest tasks and have had to turn back to using my daily planner to get things done. Experiencing a failing brain is…

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Life changes are hard with a mental illness

Life changes are hard with a mental illness

If you’re like me and suffer from a debilitating even in the slightest change to your routine can wreak havoc on your life for months. Unfortunately, I found out yesterday that a few changes are coming my way and I’m just not ready at the moment to deal with them. For the time being, I’ve…

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Changing my life by not giving a f*ck

Changing my life by not giving a f*ck

   Not giving a f*ck about other people’s opinions anymore I will be 40 years old this June. For far too long I’ve let the opinions of others and what I thought they would think of me control my life. After reading the popular book: ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive…

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How I’m dealing with depression

How I’m dealing with depression

  I’ve had a hard time and apologize for being absent across social media. I felt as though I needed to take a break and work on my mental health. I’m starting to feel better but still, have a long way to go. Today I wanted to share a few things that have helped. Himalayan…

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I finally accepted that bipolar is a lifetime disease

I finally accepted that bipolar is a lifetime disease

  I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder over a decade ago and always thought that it would magically go away one day. I didn’t want to be a person with a mental illness and definitely didn’t want to have to depend on medication to make it through each and every day. Unfortunately, we don’t always…

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