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

Members of the Same Tribe

The Update I am in awe of the experiences of the mental illness community that I have been a part of over the past ten months of blogging on WordPress. … Continue reading Members of the Same Tribe

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?

The Adult Looking Back

I’d like to tell you about the first relationship I ever had. I’m sure you’ve heard plenty of stories about first loves; in books, on the TV, via grandmothers and close friends. Everybody has a story to tell, whether it’s theirs or someone else’s. Lend me five minutes of your time and I’ll tell you about mine.

PTSD, PPD, and Parenthood

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

In a Blink of an Eye…

I am in awe, and a few days late. I have been busy, and all of sudden I look up and my blog has grown both in contributor bloggers and … Continue reading In a Blink of an Eye…

The Start of Something New

My move is official, and I am into my new house. It is a chance for me to reset the clock on my life. It was time for something good … Continue reading The Start of Something New

When You Have Nothing to Say

In recent weeks I have been stuck in this bizarre loop. I feel as if I have said everything there is to say about James– The Bipolar Writer. Those that … Continue reading When You Have Nothing to Say

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

Friday’s Guest Blog: Part I

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

Introduction

If you have ever ridden a roller coaster, you understand the excitement and fear that courses through your mind and body as you burst through the track. You experience such … Continue reading Introduction