My Recent Mania – This Bipolar Life

Yesterday was the worst of it. My concentration was wavering since the moment I opened my eyes. I tried to write about one idea, and it failed. I quickly switched to another to no avail. I thought, okay James, let’s play a video game. That lasted about two minutes. Maybe it was the game? Nope.

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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

A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir

James had said his goodbyes on social media. Angela, her husband, and her son began to search the house to no avail. “I got really scared when we didn’t get an answer when we called. By this time many of the Explorer kids started arriving at my house. They had all seen what James had posted.”

A Depression Poem – By J.E. Skye

I wanted to preface this poem with a “trigger warning,” this is a poem I wrote about suicide and depression recently, at this time I am NOT depressed or suicidal. … Continue reading A Depression Poem – By J.E. Skye

My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me

***Possible Trigger Warning*** This post contains content about suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. This is a post I wrote about a year ago. This was just one of the many … Continue reading My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me

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

Owning the Shame

I’ve wanted to talk about shame for a while, for shame and mental health tend to walk hand-in-hand, yet I haven’t known how to address it. I think it’s safe … Continue reading Owning the Shame

Why Self-Care is Important to Your Mental Health

I originally wrote this for a guest post on another blog, but I thought today would be a perfect time to share it with The Bipolar Writer blog. I have … Continue reading Why Self-Care is Important to Your Mental Health

Looking for an Editor for The Bipolar Writer Blog

Hello my fellow bloggers. I am looking to expand two slots on my contributor writer blogger list. If you are interested please email me @jamesedgarskye22@gmail.com I am looking for those … Continue reading Looking for an Editor for The Bipolar Writer Blog

A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

I woke up this morning to another big achievement for The Bipolar Writer blog. Today, with the collaboration of my fellow bloggers this blog has reached amazing heights. I am … Continue reading A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

The Long Road to Betterment

As human beings, regardless of our backgrounds, we’ve become conditioned to evaluate our success in life based on the monetary value of our material possessions. The impact of this trending … Continue reading The Long Road to Betterment