My advice for the Mom with Postpartum Mental Illness

Because both of my depressive episodes occurred during the postpartum period, I have learned a little bit with regard to how to handle this situation.  Most of it, I learned … Continue reading My advice for the Mom with Postpartum Mental Illness

What I Have Given up to Social Anxiety

The last two years have been hard as social anxiety has taken focus in my life. I have lost so much of myself. Who I was, and what in my … Continue reading What I Have Given up to Social Anxiety

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

Why A Collaborative Blog was the Answer

You might have noticed that The Bipolar Writer blog is going through some incredible changes. I have increased the number of collaborative bloggers into what has become a family to … Continue reading Why A Collaborative Blog was the Answer

The Cure for Depression: Move it!

This will totally raise your confidence level in me, but this topic is my favorite because I actually have experience with it. Okay -I have experience with the others, too. … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Move it!

Stabilizing

It has been a little shy of two weeks since beginning my mood stabilizer. To add this and wean off of Buspirone has been nothing short of the rollercoaster I … Continue reading Stabilizing

My Social Anxiety Life – The Series

I will be posting a new social anxiety blog later today about my latest “adventures” in my  social anxiety life. I wanted to share my series before I add to … Continue reading My Social Anxiety Life – The Series

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