Retrospective

There are times I find that it’s hard for me to accept how things have turned out in life, being 27 and unable to work due to chronic illnesses such … Continue reading Retrospective

The Cure for Depression: Joy

I am not looking forward to this article. Whoa –what?! Why wouldn’t I want to type about happy things? I’m the expert, dishing out advice. I should be ALL OVER this topic. I’m … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Joy

Less is More

Something I have learned over the course of the last 17 years in struggling with mental illness, is the application of the principle in the title: “less is more.”  Learning … Continue reading Less is More

Maybe I Shouldn’t Care so Much

I have been talking to my husband in recent days about the struggles I am still having with depression.  I confessed how I often feel bad that I haven’t done … Continue reading Maybe I Shouldn’t Care so Much

Gratitude–a Game Changer

According to Google Dictionary, A game changer is defined as “an event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking about something.”  … Continue reading Gratitude–a Game Changer

Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part II

I am glad to share with you today, 5 more helps for enduring severe depression.  These are things I learned during my deepest and darkest depression–the hardest thing I’ve had … Continue reading Depression Survival Tools and Tricks, Part II

Ideas to Ease Depression

Since this is the first post of 2018, I wanted to talk about a familiar subject, but in a different context. I have written before about how role-playing video games … Continue reading Ideas to Ease Depression

5 Ways to Keep Shining Your Light When the Odds are Against You

There is no light at the end of the tunnel. You are the light. And nothing in your dreams will get easier. But if you keep going, you will get stronger than ANYTHING putting you down.

A Letter to Myself on my Birthday

Note: I have wanted write this blog post since day one of starting The Bipolar Writer blog. It seemed to fit that on a day like today— my birthday— that … Continue reading A Letter to Myself on my Birthday

Weekly Wrap-up 2/18 – 2/24

I love these weekly wrap-up’s because they are a good way to end my week. I will keep short this week because I am in the midst of finals. I … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-up 2/18 – 2/24

What Makes The Bipolar Writer Happy?

I have been thinking a lot lately about the things that make me happy. I am such introvert. The only thing that makes me happy is sitting in a coffee … Continue reading What Makes The Bipolar Writer Happy?