Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness
From Rock Bottom To College Graduate

[NEW POST] From Rock Bottom To College Graduate #Bipolar #Success

It seems like just yesterday I was fighting my parents about going to school. My attendance during high school was far less than satisfactory. Everyday became a war. A war to get out of bed, to function, and to participate in life. I felt like throwing in the towel more than once. Not just about school, but about life as well.  Adolescence was supposed to be about having fun, experimenting, and…

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[New Post] — Surprising Treatments For Mental Disorders (Infographic)

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What Can Trigger a Bipolar Episode?

[NEW POST] - What Can Trigger a Bipolar Episode? #bBpolar #Triggers #BipolarDisorder #mhsm

Many factors can trigger an episode in those who live with bipolar disorder. Some triggers are even unidentifiable, meaning that there isn’t a known cause whatsoever. From personal experience, I don’t always know why I am feeling a certain way. Some days I just wake up and feel lousy without a known reason and other times something has triggered an episode such as a bad day at work, school, or a…

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Coping With S.A.D. and Seasonal Depression (Infographic)

[New Post] - Coping With S.A.D. and Seasonal Depression (Infographic) #SAD #Depression #Moods #Bipolar #GuestPost

Thank you to Madison Tetzlaff for this lovely infographic and suggestion! Seasonal depression affects many worldwide is something that can definitely take a toll on those who live with bipolar disorder.

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Source: Online-Psychology-Degree.com

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Bipolar Disorder And Unreliable At Work

Bipolar Disorder And Unreliable At Work

Photo by Ambro

Photo by Ambro

Living with a life-long illness such as depression or bipolar disorder can be absolutely frustrating. At times, I feel as if my life has been taken away from me. I can’t do or handle some things that others seem to do so easily on a daily basis. It kills me that I cannot do what I’d like to do and be the person I want to be. I feel absolutely crippled. On the particular rough days,…

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[NEW POST] A Glimpse Inside A Mind Consumed By Depression #Depression #BipolarView Post

[NEW POST] A Glimpse Inside A Mind Consumed By Depression #Depression #Bipolar

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[NEW POST] The Time Is Now To Talk About Mental HealthView Post

[NEW POST] The Time Is Now To Talk About Mental Health

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[NEW POST] - Common Myths of Bipolar DisorderView Post

[NEW POST] - Common Myths of Bipolar Disorder

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[NEW POST] — Maintaining Friendships and Relationships With Bipolar Disorder #bipolar #friendship #mhsmView Post

[NEW POST] — Maintaining Friendships and Relationships With Bipolar Disorder #bipolar #friendship #mhsm

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[NEW POST] Make Sure Your Diagnosis is Correct: Other Illnesses Can Mimic the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder — #bipolar #mhsm #mentalhealth #symptoms —View Post

[NEW POST] Make Sure Your Diagnosis is Correct: Other Illnesses Can Mimic the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder — #bipolar #mhsm #mentalhealth #symptoms —

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