The Cure for Depression: Meditate, Pray, Journal, etc.

Welcome to suggestion #12 on curing depression. I’ve got a word for you fellow depressors: Mindfulness. Have you heard that one lately? I don’t even social media that much since … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Meditate, Pray, Journal, etc.

My Insomniac Life

I wanted to share a chapter from the first draft of my memoir. I have written about insomnia before but this is an extended version of what it is like … Continue reading My Insomniac Life

Bipolar Disorder is Part of My Mental Illness Life but It is Not My Life

A few days ago I wrote a post titled “You Don’t Have Bipolar Disorder” which are the words my new psychiatrist told me after seeing me three times. He also told me … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder is Part of My Mental Illness Life but It is Not My Life

The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine

Aw, crap. It’s morning. Let’s roll out of bed after not sleeping well, glare at our alarm, blame everyone in the world for how terrible we feel, and stalk off … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine

Social Anxiety Fear Hierarchy

I wanted to share something with my blog that I am working on with my therapist on my social anxiety— a social anxiety fear hierarchy. The point is to first … Continue reading Social Anxiety Fear Hierarchy

My Social Anxiety Life – 2018 Summer Edition

This is part of my continuing series “My Social Anxiety Life.” I have chronicled the ongoing issues with my social anxiety since starting The Bipolar Writer blog in October of … Continue reading My Social Anxiety Life – 2018 Summer Edition

I’ve fallen back into depression, now what?

If being in group therapy has taught me anything…it’s a million and one ways to try to avoid a relapse into depression. That’s all good and well, but life happens. … Continue reading I’ve fallen back into depression, now what?

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

My Familiar Companion

It’s been a while, my friend. You often leave me for small periods of time where I feel more like myself, and less like the person who has no control. … Continue reading My Familiar Companion