I have been genuinely overwhelmed by the mental health community this month in the right way. The outpour of people willing to share a piece of their own writing that … Continue reading Contributor Writer’s for The Bipolar Writer Blog
Well it was coming. I hit rock bottom on Monday. I had no motivation to do anything positive. I did go out in the morning to do my Monday routine, … Continue reading Hitting Rock Bottom in 2018
Many people have a skewed perception of what mental illness is. This skewed perception comes from people making generalized and uneducated statements about mental illness. Negative terms are used to describe or … Continue reading Stigma – A Skewed Perception
The Bipolar Writer’s Lament It’s been a rough April, and the start to May in my Bipolar life has been less than auspicious. I do want 2018 to be different. … Continue reading When Will I Feel More Like Myself?
This is a guest blog for mental health awareness month, you can find Anna Shane Stadick @ https://annashanestadick.com/ Bipolar Stigma “I have Bipolar disorder:” I can’t say that I know exactly … Continue reading Anna’s Guest Blog
* 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
Mental Health Stigmas – What Can we do to Change the Stigma? I never want to repeat a blog post, so from time to time, I go through past blog … Continue reading Mental Health Stigmas
An Update on my Panic Attacks I have been working as hard as I can to prevent the panic attacks that I have been dealing with on a weekly basis. … Continue reading How Panic Attacks Have Ruled 2018
I keep thinking of ways to explore and expand my blog. I am writing an interview feature this week, but I wonder what is next? My memoir is getting so … Continue reading What’s Next for The Bipolar Writer?
I have never lived a life before. This is my first time living my life. I wasn’t sure how to do it. I did that best I could, but made … Continue reading Lost in the Forest of Mental Illness
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
I wrote this poem on April 3, 2015. I was in a dark place. I was close to suicide for the first time since 2010. I had been mourning my … Continue reading Depression Poetry