From Traumatized to Trying Again

The pain and darkness of my depression were so severe, constant and intense, that for a long time, even after these symptoms started to let up, I felt traumatized by … Continue reading From Traumatized to Trying Again

Self-Harm and Seeking Attention

For a long time, I tried to hide my self-harm scars. Luckily my arms are fairly hairy, so they aren’t quite as obvious as they might otherwise be. My upper … Continue reading Self-Harm and Seeking Attention

The Cure for Depression: Get a Paid Friend

Sup, yo? I’m here to talk about my second suggestion from The Cure for Depression: the most amazing elixir to not actually exist and is therefore really a list of … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Get a Paid Friend

Where has The Bipolar Writer Been?

Starting a New Adventure It’s true, I have not written a personal blog post in about five days. I have to admit the pull to write every day is not … Continue reading Where has The Bipolar Writer Been?

Chapter From my Memoir The Bipolar Writer

I wanted to share with my blogger followers a completed chapter that will make its way into my memoir The Bipolar Writer. In this chapter, I talk about my experiences … Continue reading Chapter From my Memoir The Bipolar Writer

Friday Guest Blogger: Part II

In part two of my Friday Guest blog spot we have another blogger, who wishes to stay anonymous, in which the author describes social media and mental health. This is … Continue reading Friday Guest Blogger: Part II

The Difficulty of ‘Normal’

If you were to meet me in the street, or at a party, or maybe at work, it’s unlikely you’d suspect anything. I’d seem like a bit of a hipster, … Continue reading The Difficulty of ‘Normal’

Be Open About Your Mental Health

This is another guest blog spot for mental health awareness month for The Bipolar Writer blog. Today is a guest blog from Matthew Kinton. You can find his blog @ https://apparentlyitisgoodtoshare.wordpress.com/ Be … Continue reading Be Open About Your Mental Health

The Bipolar Writer Memoir – An Update

* Update: I am still editing and adding some chapters. I hope to have a finished draft by the end on June, or maybe May. I can finally say my … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Memoir – An Update

Guest Posts on The Bipolar Writer Blog

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

Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?

A Conversation About the Mental Illness Stigma I wanted to open this blog post with this, the stigma surrounding mental illness is real. I see it every day. It is … Continue reading Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?