When mental illness is present, there is constant conflict within. Many of us share similar battles because we have a similar set of symptoms. Some of us fight battles very … Continue reading Constant Battles
The Night Run A short story based on actual events by Chelsea Walker She sits down on the brown couch in the living room to tie her shoes and then … Continue reading The Night Run
My first mental illness diagnosis was given at age 3, and while I don’t have many memories of being in therapy at that young of an age, I’ve always felt … Continue reading PTSD, PPD, and Parenthood
There are times I find that it’s hard for me to accept how things have turned out in life, being 27 and unable to work due to chronic illnesses such … Continue reading Retrospective
When the greatest pain and darkness of my depression started to lift, I was left with an overall feeling of sadness as well as a constant barrage of negative thoughts … Continue reading Logic, Your Greatest Tool
It is my pleasure to continue to showcase guest bloggers on The Bipolar Writer blog for Mental Health Awareness Month. Today’s blog post comes from Andrew, and he describes this piece … Continue reading Friday’s Guest Blog: Part I
Guest Blog Posts for Mental Health Awareness Month I know its the 11th of March and I should have done this sooner, but I wanted to open up some guest … Continue reading Guest Posts on The Bipolar Writer Blog
Letting go of people is never fun, (especially if it’s over the side of a cliff) yet I am growing, and might I add painstakingly, to realize it’s just a … Continue reading Letting go of toxic relationships.
While my insights here point to my own personal fight with anxiety, I believe anyone overcoming a sizable obstacle can relate. At this point I am well beyond the stage … Continue reading Fear Heckles Us from the Sideline
I wrote this in February of this year after one of the worst panic attacks while driving in my life. As I continue to work on my social anxiety, panic … Continue reading What it’s Like to Have a Panic Attack While Driving – A Poem
If you think the the only danger of depression and anxiety is suicide, then you are dead wrong.
Today’s Self-Medication: Avoidance Never prescribed by a doctor or other professional, avoidance is an easy drug for those of us suffering from social anxiety. We seem to be fine on … Continue reading Today’s Self-Medication: Avoidance