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  • Stress

    MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty
    9 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    Title: StressCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/24/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
  • Ras protein regulates circadian rhythm

    Bipolar News From Medical News Today
    20 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    Effects on period length and regulation through external time cuesBiochemists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have gained new insights into the generation and maintenance of circadian rhythms.
  • Torn-up sick note for crash day found in co-pilot's home

    Bipolar Disorder News
    28 Mar 2015 | 8:27 am
    … of psychological problems including psychosis, bipolar disorder and personality disorder "that …
  • La Dispute’s Jordan Dreyer on why they love playing in Philly

    PW's PhillyNow
    27 Mar 2015 | 11:56 am
    By Jake Abbate Last Wednesday, Jordan Dreyer woke up in a Sports Authority parking lot in Orland Park, Illinois, and until the early hours of the afternoon, the day’s significance had apparently eluded him:  it was March 18, meaning it was exactly one year ago that he and his band, La Dispute, dropped their highly anticipated third full-length record, Rooms of the House.  It seems like a pretty big milestone to forget, considering the LP netted some of the most favorable reviews of their now decade-long existence and coincided with a rather intense touring schedule—more than 70 shows in…
  • Write Your Bipolar Disorder Self Help Book!

    Straight Talk on Managing Bipolar Disorder
    Julie Fast
    23 Mar 2015 | 10:40 pm
    Tips for writing a book to help others manage bipolar disorder: Want to get your wit, tips and wisdom on the page? Here is my strategy for writers who want to create self help books that stay in print for decades: 1. Here’s who I am. 2. Here’s what I’ve been through. 3. Here’s the problem. 4. Here’s how I solved it. 5. Here’s how I’m going to help you do the same. *** This is a great way to start a self help book. One of my writing secrets is that I outline my books as I write. I have a structure in place before I start the content of the book.  You can use these five sections…
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    PW's PhillyNow

  • La Dispute’s Jordan Dreyer on why they love playing in Philly

    27 Mar 2015 | 11:56 am
    By Jake Abbate Last Wednesday, Jordan Dreyer woke up in a Sports Authority parking lot in Orland Park, Illinois, and until the early hours of the afternoon, the day’s significance had apparently eluded him:  it was March 18, meaning it was exactly one year ago that he and his band, La Dispute, dropped their highly anticipated third full-length record, Rooms of the House.  It seems like a pretty big milestone to forget, considering the LP netted some of the most favorable reviews of their now decade-long existence and coincided with a rather intense touring schedule—more than 70 shows in…
  • Sci-fi in the city: Asimov’s reading Saturday at Rittenhouse B&N

    Stephen H. Segal
    27 Mar 2015 | 8:42 am
    While the TARDIS-loving subset of local science-fiction lovers may be hitting the road this weekend to attend (Re)Generation Who, the mid-Atlantic Doctor Who convention on the outskirts of Baltimore, there’s a more intimate, literary-minded geekfest about to materialize right in the heart of Rittenhouse Square. The new issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction, the leading sf short-story magazine, features four Philly authors at the top of its table of contents: beloved fantasy novelist Gregory Frost, Nebula Award winner Michael Swanwick, short-story guru Tom Purdom and up-and-comer…
  • Do this: Saturday’s midnight performance of The Rocky Horror Show Live!

    Bill Chenevert
    26 Mar 2015 | 9:59 am
    First, an admission: I’d never gone to one of those midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, where enthusiasts dress up in corsets and bondage gear to shout interjections at the screen and finish the characters’ lines. The closest I’ve gotten to that kind of camp-cult experience was a colorful screening of Labyrinth at Bard College when I was in high school. But last Saturday night, I made it up to The Papermill in Kensington to see BrainSpunk Theater’s live stage version of Richard O’Brien’s sci-fi/queer/horror musical, and I was blown away.
  • How a bunch of fitness trainers made me facepalm

    26 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    By Timaree Schmit “If you’re in the back of the room,” the nationally acclaimed yoga teacher announced to her workshop, “your thighs are going to get bigger, and your breasts are going to get smaller—and if you’re in the front of the room, the whole thing is reversed.” I blinked. This was how she chose to beckon us closer to the stage? I wondered, for a moment, if I was in the wrong industry. Growing up, I worked out a lot. My parents were both coaches, and my mom was a regular at a little gym owned by a Romanian ex-Olympian who trained power lifters. When I was 12, he tried to…
  • Streets Department: Expect trash pick-up delays for the next few weeks

    Josh Kruger
    25 Mar 2015 | 1:02 pm
    Now that winter’s over and spring is starting, the Philadelphia Streets Department has a message for you: Please bear with us, but your trash might be picked up late. In a press release dispatched earlier this week, the agency explains that “due to the extreme weather the city has experienced over the past several winters, an unusually high number of our trash trucks have been scrapped or are in the shop for major repairs.  As a result, trash pickup has been impacted citywide with scattered one day collection delays.” In other words, put your trash out as you typically do,…
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    Straight Talk on Managing Bipolar Disorder

  • Write Your Bipolar Disorder Self Help Book!

    Julie Fast
    23 Mar 2015 | 10:40 pm
    Tips for writing a book to help others manage bipolar disorder: Want to get your wit, tips and wisdom on the page? Here is my strategy for writers who want to create self help books that stay in print for decades: 1. Here’s who I am. 2. Here’s what I’ve been through. 3. Here’s the problem. 4. Here’s how I solved it. 5. Here’s how I’m going to help you do the same. *** This is a great way to start a self help book. One of my writing secrets is that I outline my books as I write. I have a structure in place before I start the content of the book.  You can use these five sections…
  • Can Energy Drinks Lead to Bipolar Disorder Mania?

    Julie Fast
    12 Mar 2015 | 8:22 pm
     (This is one of my top ten posts. Let me know what you think! Julie) I’ve written many books on bipolar disorder and they all discuss mania extensively- but they don’t discuss energy drinks and how they might affect mania. The reason is that the explosion of these drinks on the market is so new that it wasn’t even a topic of concern a few years ago.   How did so many products get on the market so quickly? I think it was the success of Red Bull and it moved on from there.  I have to ask:  Are we really that tired?  Or do we just like feeling buzzed?  Who knows?
  • Guest Blogger Tom Wootton on The Ecstasy of Depression

    Julie Fast
    12 Mar 2015 | 2:45 pm
    Author and deep thinker Tom Wootton challenges me every time I read his work.  We have chosen different paths on our journey with bipolar disorder, but we both believe that extreme self evaluation and reflection are an important part of learning to manage this illness.  He sent me the link to his thought provoking and view shifting article from Psychology Today with these words:   I value depression as much as any state. Have you seen my article about finding ecstasy in depression? Perhaps my most radical article.   Click here to read Tom’s Article How I Found Ecstasy in…
  • Bipolar Disorder Check in…

    Julie Fast
    9 Mar 2015 | 11:40 am
    The mood swings over the past few weeks have been intense, but they are now calmed down. Managing bipolar disorder is a daily task. I don’t get a break. Is it that way for you? I’m not saying I’m miserable or in a mood swing all of the time. I am saying that in order to stay as stable as possible, I treat bipolar disorder first in all things that I do. I’m speaking in Atlanta, Georgia on the 18th.  I started planing for the trip last week in terms of getting my sleep on the same time schedule and packing ahead of time. If I don’t do this- and believe me I…
  • Find Your Inner Drill Sergeant: Get Up! Get Out! Get it Done!

    Julie Fast
    9 Mar 2015 | 10:01 am
    This is my blog from 2007.  Isn’t it amazing how this illness just keeps chugging along even when we do our best to stay stable! My depression is so much better, but I still have the tough days – the stunned days.  I have to get out my drill sergeant pretty often! From 2007:  I woke up depressed. I was up a few nights ago so I’m obviously rapid cycling. I called a friend to tell her I was manic- this is part of my treatment plan- and she said, “Ok. What happens next?” I said, “Well, I feel so good right now, but I will probably go down. It always happens even though I…
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  • The Power of Friendship

    Karl Shallowhorn
    26 Mar 2015 | 10:01 pm
    I am blessed. In the course of my life, I’ve had the support of family and friends who have been able to help guide me through the sometime tumultuous times of this landscape called life. These relationships have proven to be mutually beneficial for both me as well as the other person. I never could have managed my Bipolar Disorder without them. But there are many who do not have this kind of assistance. Their friends and loved ones are no longer in their lives. This can be for any number of reasons but often it is as a result of their mental illness. Many are homeless. It is estimated that…
  • The Bipolar Conversation: A Communication Tip to Change Your Life

    Julie A Fast
    25 Mar 2015 | 10:05 pm
    I talk about the Bipolar Conversation in all of my books. It’s a concept I created to help family members (and anyone else who cares about someone with bipolar disorder) communicate with people who are in a mood swing. Learning to recognize and avoid the Bipolar Conversation is a technique that can improve your relationships immediately and forever.  Every person in my life learns about the Bipolar Conversation and believe me, it saves my relationships!   Successful communication happens when family members learn to respond to the reality of a mood swing instead of reacting to…
  • The Bipolar Purpose

    Chato Stewart
    25 Mar 2015 | 8:58 pm
    We all have one. Sometimes it is given to us on a silver plater, other times we find it after we suffer trials in life…what is it?  Our Purpose in life.  The funny thing about our “life’s purpose”…it can change. The change can come without warning and overnight, then change again, and again and again and again and again…well, you see where I’m going with it. It changes A LOT!…a lot with me. My Purpose is always to help – but it gets adjusted on the fly. I even thought, in 2003, my purpose was to start a national Bipolar Magazine.  A…
  • Cops & Stigma

    Julie Joyce
    24 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    I know I have spoken about the police before but I recently saw a Facebook post about an officer shooting a mentally ill boy. Not sure of the circumstances surrounding the case but as I read through the comments I found myself becoming more and more upset at the bashing of the police. I feel the need to defend my brothers and sisters in blue. I think it is important that the mental health community build a better relationship with the police instead of having this hateful bias. In a community that fights so hard against stigma and bias I feel they are the first to judge the police the…
  • bpHope Bipolar Blogging Break: Slowing Down to Recalibrate

    Victoria Maxwell
    23 Mar 2015 | 10:01 pm
    Taking care of ourselves when we have bipolar disorder means many things: medication, good sleep habits, social support, regular exercise to name a few. Another is knowing when to slow down and take a break. Over the past few months, I have gotten three nasty (and I mean really nasty) colds; the last one in my chest which I’m still struggling with. I am, for all intents and purposes, one big mess of snot, phlegm and hacking. Nice visual, right? My colds, usually, last a maximum of three days if I get one at all. So when I get three doozies in a row that knock me off my feet (literally,…
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    The Last Degree

  • Digital Parents Blog Carnival Host of the Month

    Lisa Devereaux
    22 Mar 2015 | 8:01 pm
    The Last Degree March is my birthday month and I am super excited to be hosting the Digital Parents Blog Carnival. This month we received a great variety of blog posts including a few dads as well. Don’t forget to scroll all down to the bottom to check out all the posts and where possible write a comment or two to say you visited. Blogging is fun and it is always a pleasure to read what other bloggers are up too and what inspires them to share with the world. Enjoy! Spirited Mama Most beautiful toy stores in Paris I visited Paris with my daughter at Christmas and visited the most…
  • How to use Pinterest Messaging for Business

    Lisa Devereaux
    15 Mar 2015 | 9:37 pm
    The Last Degree Texts, e-mails, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter – there seems to be a whole plethora of platforms to get in touch with people nowadays, which leaves us with a question, “Why should we really care about the Pinterest Messaging for business System and what added advantage would it bring to my business?” If you are just another curious pinner mulling over the effectiveness of the newest addition to the ‘messenger’ list, read on to find out all about Pinterest Messaging and its usefulness for your business. Getting you started on Pinterest Messaging In an attempt to make the…
  • Dark Post Profits 2.0 Review and Bonus Facebook Ad Analytics

    Lisa Devereaux
    8 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    The Last Degree With 665 million active users each day, Facebook is massive marketplace to search and navigate especially if you have a product or service to sell. To be honest if you are a business or have a product to sell you cannot afford to ignore Facebook in your marketing strategy. But since Facebook is such a huge beast totally representing a large proportion of the world population you need to learn how to segment and leverage this platform to target your idea customer with accuracy otherwise you are marketing blind.  Since running my first Facebook Ads in 2013, I have learnt…
  • How to generate More Subscribers with Retargeting

    Lisa Devereaux
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:35 am
    The Last Degree A few years ago when I first heard of the internet marketing strategy of retargeting it was limited to the top end of town for blogs with massive traffic that could afford the services of expensive software that could track when a visitor left your website by following them around the internet with advertisements  encouraging them to click back to the website again. Accordingly to industry estimates reporting that less than 2% of web traffic make a purchase, complete a form or sign up for a product or service when on your site; which means that you are losing 98% of traffic.
  • Get More Business Exposure by Using Pinterest’s Group Boards!

    Lisa Devereaux
    19 Feb 2015 | 9:17 pm
    The Last Degree Pinterest has seriously taken the social media limelight by quickly evolving from being yesteryears’ niche startup to becoming a social media powerhouse that can be a marketing genie for any business. Rich content, consistent pinning, thriving follower growth, and more re-pins is what every business seeks, to get itself noticed on this digital soft board, and therefore, Pinterest has made it a point to optimize itself for its commercial members. For those who are trying to figure out a way to penetrate into other pinners’ fan base to get more brand exposure, Pinterest puts…
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    WordPress Tag: Bipolar Disorder

  • Dual Diagnosis...

    25 Mar 2015 | 10:51 pm
    Well, it’s official.  My Bipolar Disorder has successfully morphed into Treatment Resistant Bi
  • Wednesday - although it has now gone past midnight and is technically Thursday.

    25 Mar 2015 | 10:13 pm
    My psyche nurse has finally contacted me. She was out of town. She is increasing my mood stabilizer Trilofon (Perphenazine). I am not sure that is the answer but we will talk more on my Tuesday appointment. I have to call and get the time. I can’t find my card and I am sure I have an appointment with her then. We have to contact each other by email. She cc’d my therapist so he now knows I am acting out and not stable too. Oh well, topic for Thursday’s therapist appointment. I was up all night with the lights on and fell asleep at 6 AM and then woke at 6 PM when my son…
  • Social Anxiety and Paranoia

    25 Mar 2015 | 8:11 pm
    When I was a teenager I was the life of the party, the first on the dance floor, the one always arra
  • Today, A New Blog Is Born

    25 Mar 2015 | 7:11 pm
    Hello there!  Nice to meet you. Last week, I had a mishap where my psychiatrist stupidly told me to take half as much of my antipsychotic medication as I normally due, and I only half listened to her thankfully.  I took it down from 1mg to .75mg and went into lovely psychosis for 3 days.  It took me until the 3rd day after my psychosis had been raised from the dead to realize it had come back.  I took myself to the emergency room and was sent home with Lorazepam to bring me back down to normal.  And may I just say, Lorazepam makes you feel goooooooood.  The 1mg keeps me stable and…
  • To Suffer... - Mental Health Quotes

    25 Mar 2015 | 6:30 pm
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    Bipolar Disorder Drugs News

  • A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some Brazilian Prisoners

    28 Mar 2015 | 2:12 am
    … to make ayahuasca. Treating inmates with psychedelic drugs anywhere is thought … Leary gave psilocybin, a drug derived from psychoactive mushrooms, … treated with antipsychotic medications for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Ingesting drugs like cocaine …
  • Mental health initiative offers help to children in need

    27 Mar 2015 | 10:22 pm
    … fetal alcohol syndrome, pervasive developmental disability, mood disorder, mild … went to psychiatric residential treatment facilities. Six others were … the Northeastside, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …
  • Couple taken into custody after 8-hour standoff in Hempfield

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:54 pm
    … from a court-ordered mental health treatment program when he engaged police … works hand-in-hand to help develop a treatment plan with the individual,” he … a family.” Cottle has seizures, bipolar disorder and anxiety, Curry said. Court …
  • B.C. police watchdog gains support

    27 Mar 2015 | 8:09 pm
    … officer who was accused of drug trafficking or a non-violent offence … holistically and plan its long-term development. The government committee, citing morale … , 2007. Mr. Boyd suffered from bipolar disorder and had been acting erratically …
  • Deliberate crash highlights gaps in how pilots are screened

    27 Mar 2015 | 8:05 pm
    … of personality disorder, psychosis, bipolar disorder and substance dependence. But … even life threatening, problems develop,” according to NASA’ … allowed to buy over-the-counter medications for cold symptoms or … ill hesitant to seek treatment. “You have a …
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    The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive

  • So, I have a son now.

    Mentally Interesting
    17 Mar 2015 | 7:05 am
    Here he is. This is Oisín, who was born on the 1st March! Proper blog in progress… Gonna be a long one…Filed under: Mental health
  • My Big Fat Bipolar Pregnancy 2: A Video Blog on “The Birth Plan”

    Mentally Interesting
    19 Feb 2015 | 6:30 am
    …or perinatal care plan. Whoops, this is 2 months late, I’m sorry! I didn’t want to just leave the last entry hanging, but I’ve had horrendous writers’ block on this subject for reasons I explain in my very first video blog! I am as shattered as I look. My first go was much better but Robert walked in in his pants. This video talks through, “The birth plan” that was coming up in my last entry. So, I explain what perinatal psychiatry would like to do when the baby comes, and my feelings on that. And if the baby ever comes- I’m 40 weeks and three…
  • Have a disability and/or MH condition and want a career in hospitality? Channel 4 want you!

    Mentally Interesting
    31 Jan 2015 | 1:53 am
    Posting this for my friend, who’s making this programme. She is fantastic, sensitive and clever and can vouch for her being good people. See below and please direct all questions yonder… Are you struggling to find a job? Would you love a career in the hospitality industry? Do you have a physical, sensory or other impairment or a long term condition? Twofour, one of the UK’s most respected TV Companies, is producing a ground-breaking series for Channel 4 Television Corporation. We are looking for disabled people or those with a variety of conditions, who want to seize the…
  • My Big Fat Bipolar Pregnancy- feat. the perinatal psychiatry team and The Fear

    Mentally Interesting
    4 Dec 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Mental illness isn’t the bogeyman. I’ve been quite quiet here. It’s not as though I haven’t been trying. See? Those drafts were mostly interrupted by bouts of exhaustion and blankness. I’d tried to write something funny and light, but it felt quite forced. What’s prompting me to write today is the heartbreaking death of Charlotte Bevan and her four day old daughter, Zaani.  What’s known is that Charlotte had a history of mental health issues- namely schizophrenia and depression, according to her family- was severely sleep deprived and had stopped…
  • Insert blog about bipolar and pregnancy here

    Mentally Interesting
    24 Sep 2014 | 2:42 pm
    It’s in progress. I will post more soon. I am really struggling at the moment.  I’m sorry.Filed under: Mental health
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    A Mad Reality

  • Pizza

    25 Mar 2015 | 12:45 am
    I purposely did not take my meds at my usual time tonight. I had a couple of assignments due at midnight and I knew if I took my meds I was going to fall asleep without getting them in. So I didn’t take my meds until after midnight. And now it’s backfiring. 3:30am and I’m wide awake. I don’t think the meds have actually hit my system yet. And if I skip a dose I start to have hypomanic symptoms. So here I am. Awake. And I’m writing just because why not? I actually don’t have much to say.I ate pizza today. I’ve been eating wicked healthy lately and I’m in the process of…
  • Bad student, anxiety, Xanax, depression, boxes. Great title isn't it?

    16 Mar 2015 | 7:12 pm
    I’m a bad student. I should be doing school work. However it is spring break and I also got five assignments back in the last three days and they were all A’s. Soooo, I’m taking a couple days off. It means working a lot more to make up for these days. But oh well!I feel really on edge. I keep being hit by an anxiety feeling for no reason. It doesn’t last long, usually not more than 30/45 minutes. And I really do not know where it’s coming from. I will feel fine and all of a sudden my heart rate goes up, I feel dizzy, and just very panicky. It’s strange. It’s happened before, but…
  • Geodon is making me sleeppppyyyyy

    2 Mar 2015 | 3:53 pm
    I get very tired, pretty much every day around 11am and then around 9pm. Like extremely tired. I fell asleep in the library today at about 11:30am. Most nights I can’t make it past 10pm. It just really hit me that it is the Geodon I’m taking (the antipsychotic). I take it most mornings around 8am and then in the evenings around 5-6pm. I did a little research online and found some reporting the same problem, that they get unbelievably exhausted a few hours after taking this medication.Night time is not a huge problem. I do need to stay up later for school work though. So I’m going to…
  • Lamictal withdraw hell

    24 Feb 2015 | 6:53 pm
    I’m in a depressive hangover. Probably not a real term but that’s what I call it. I’m not exactly still depressed, but I’m exhausted and teary. It takes a lot to focus on my breath. I’m functioning much better though.Apparently I need to stay on this mood stabilizer. I cut my dose in half for a few days and then cut it out completely. The first few days I was moody with periods of depression. Then when I had stopped taking it I was hit was a crippling depression. I stopped doing school work, I haven’t showered in days. I’ve been doing the bare minimum. It was a pretty normal…
  • Things to do instead of self-harming

    21 Feb 2015 | 2:20 pm
    ExerciseArt projectWriteHang out with othersWatch TV/MovieRead a bookThink about how you don’t want scarsDo your make upDo your hairDo your nailsCookEatListen to musicPlay an instrumentGo outside and look at the clouds/starsSnap a rubber band or hair band on your wristCover yourself with band aids where you want to cutGo for a walkSleepPlay with a petClean the housePunch a pillowKnitMeditateGo somewhere publicChew gumRip paper into really small piecesTalk to yourselfHug a pillowScream as loud as you canDancePlay with play doughCount to 100Learn a new languageGo for a driveOrigamiGardenRake…
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    Guide to the Life Bipolar

  • Motivation and Success

    Christopher Roland
    21 Mar 2015 | 1:41 pm
    When we are sick—and even when we’re not—failures can derail our sense of self-worth, thereby sabotaging future efforts and perpetuating a perception of self-defeat. All areas of life are subject to our motivation to improve them in some way, when we can, as most people strive to do every day. The issues arise when we cannot envision any improvement—when we doom ourselves to failure by virtue of our unwillingness to try. If at work we make mistakes that catch the eye of a supervisor, that supervisor will wait for a recovery—a relief from their sense that they may have a weak link…
  • Special People

    Christopher Roland
    16 Mar 2015 | 10:36 am
    One of the aspects of referential thinking that was especially strange during my mania was that certain people around me were “special,” and related to me in some way. Sometimes they were government spies, part of a special agency that was tracking me. Sometimes they were people with special psychic abilities—just like me. Not everyone was “special.” They came along at seemingly opportune times, to delivery me a message or, more often, keep me from running in front of traffic. They made me feel safe—there was a network of quiet sentinels keeping track of me. Perhaps that is why I…
  • Hope

    Christopher Roland
    6 Mar 2015 | 10:42 am
    How is it that hope most often resides in the darkest of places? It exists only when needed. It’s there, waiting. And yet so often overlooked. During dark times I had given up searching for it, and that was almost my end. I didn’t believe what the doctors said about my recovery. My manic depression was on top of me every day. The pain was in every bird’s chirp, every coworker’s fleeting glance, every sniff of the nose of a passerby. I felt useless, pathetic, and every speck of creation could see me for it. All of these tormentors were inescapable, and so the prospect of enduring…
  • Brotherhood

    Christopher Roland
    1 Mar 2015 | 6:28 am
    I will first share some of my experiences of brotherhood. Unadulterated acceptance. A serene and unbreakable trust. Paltry attempts at lies that are forgiven as soon as they are defeated. Inexorable forgiveness, awaiting apology from one to the other—apologies that can always be counted on. If something is not right, I nonetheless cannot wait to forgive him, to restore the balance, to move forward leaving the remedied problem behind. During those months of my drinking when I was in my greatest despair, the prospect of anyone else living with me would have been impossible. I vomited in my…
  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    Christopher Roland
    21 Feb 2015 | 9:41 pm
    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from the disease of alcoholism. What they tell you later is that while you can recover from living “alcoholically,” by surrendering to alcohol, turning your will and your life over to a Higher Power, and working through the 12 steps while frequently engaging in the fellowship of people who have astonishingly similar experiences and outlooks on life as you do—you are, and will always be, an alcoholic. In…
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    Latest Bipolar News

  • The best and worst #bipolar news of the week

    15 Mar 2015 | 9:39 am
    The best and worst #bipolar news of the week Best bipolar quote of the week goes to The Guardian: Let’s get this straight right now: bipolar is not a useful tool for productivity –... The post The best and worst #bipolar news of the week appeared first on Latest Bipolar News.
  • Who am I? Bipolar & identity.

    9 Mar 2015 | 8:47 pm
    Bipolar identity schemas A very interesting article over at Psychology Today discussing identity “schemas” really rang true for me, being bipolar. I’ve often really struggled with knowing who I am. Especially as I wasn’t... The post Who am I? Bipolar & identity. appeared first on Latest Bipolar News.
  • 4 Not So Funny Bipolar Memes

    6 Mar 2015 | 11:04 am
    Unfunny Bipolar Memes In stark contrast to the recent post on funny bipolar memes, this post shows a few memes that are either just not at all funny, or have particularly serious connotations to... The post 4 Not So Funny Bipolar Memes appeared first on Latest Bipolar News.
  • 6 Answers to Bipolar Questions

    3 Mar 2015 | 1:30 am
    There are many questions when it comes to any type of disease but questions on mental illnesses always seem to be plentiful, especially questions on bipolar on social media platforms. Here are 6 questions... The post 6 Answers to Bipolar Questions appeared first on Latest Bipolar News.
  • How to get the best bipolar treatment

    26 Feb 2015 | 11:39 pm
    Bipolar & unhappy with your care? Then read on Recently I read a bipolar article over at a well-known bipolar blog written by the occasionally controversial but thankfully outspoken bipolar advocate Natasha Tracy. In... The post How to get the best bipolar treatment appeared first on Latest Bipolar News.
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