Mental Health Matters

In my last post I talked about the importance of living in a way that promotes the positive, that celebrates the good, because frankly people / this person with mental … Continue reading Mental Health Matters

A New Kind of Stigma

My writer’s ink has literally dried up in the last few weeks.  At first it was a “I’m too busy” thing, then it was a “people are helping me access … Continue reading A New Kind of Stigma

Voice for the Voices

I have an older brother who is just under a year older than me.  My mother always reassuringly tells me how she felt suicidal when she found out she was … Continue reading Voice for the Voices

The Craziness of Mental Health

I’ve read about the mental healthcare systems abroad, some of the “things” that are available (like therapy) and thought a lot about ours.  I’m not suggesting that things are rosy … Continue reading The Craziness of Mental Health

Mental Health Detective Report Back

4M’s Bipolar Mom explores accessing mental health services in Africa

The Bipolar Writer Wants to Guest Blog?

You heard it first hear first folks, I would like to guest blog on other mental health blogs. I am looking to stretch my legs a bit this month. For … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Wants to Guest Blog?

Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog

I have been genuinely overwhelmed by the mental health community this month in the right way. The outpour of people willing to share a piece of their own writing that … Continue reading Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog

Reconciliation

I’ve entered a stage in my relationship where we are working on reconciliation. Wow, that is a tough word. It’s long, hard to spell, and extremely difficult to do. Where … Continue reading Reconciliation

Publishing my Memoir

I haven’t done an update on my memoir The Bipolar Writer in a while. I am almost organized with my first official draft. I wrote every chapter out-of-order and I … Continue reading Publishing my Memoir

When Perfection Get’s me in Trouble

I often struggle with the need to be perfect in everything that I do in life. My blog has to be perfect. Everything has its place and every blog post … Continue reading When Perfection Get’s me in Trouble

The Penguin and I

Photo by Teodor Bjerrang on Unsplash The other night I was watching a documentary called Encounters at the End of the World from 2007. It was about filmmaker Werner Herzog and his journey … Continue reading The Penguin and I