Tag: sleep

Top Ten Sleep Hygiene Tips My therapist gave me this great sheet of sleeping tips that will help with my sleep hygiene. Insomnia is always an issue in my life, so I thought today I’d share each one of these tips and if any have helped me. These tips hep added one to two hours […]

In a blog post earlier this week I discussed what are some of the signs that you might be relapsing.My focus in that blog post was more about ways to prevent by noticing the signs. Today a question arose in my comments for that blog post. What can you do when you have relapsed into […]

Today’s topic is an interesting one to write about, are antipsychotic drugs safe? I am by no means an expert in the field of medicine and what works for a mental illness. Instead I write from exeprience. I have been taking antipsychotics since day one of my diagnosis of Bipolar disorder. My antipsychotic of choice […]

At times, little changes can make all the difference in the world. It has been a couple of weeks since I finally got what I desired most this year, a real change in my medication, and finally some light going into 2018. So far I have seen major changes in my anxiety at night which […]

A journey must start somewhere. This blog post is what I hope will be the opening chapter of my memoir. This is a very raw piece right now, so it will most likely change and expand as work towards completing the first draft of my memoir The Bipolar Writer by the end of the year. This […]

I can trace a good deal of the issues in my life to my struggles with insomnia. I think most experts in the field of medicine can agree that sleep is one of the most important parts of mental health. It is no wonder why when I fail to sleep well one night in can […]

I have had a lot of time to think about the future of my blog over the weekend. Where do I go from here? I have met the most amazing people over the last two and half months within the mental health community. People, who are willing to share their story, their experience with me […]