Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness
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.

SAD
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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You don’t ever have to apologize for feeling sad. You aren’t being too sensitive. You aren’t imagining things or being overdramatic. You’re being true to yourself by honoring your emotions, and that is never something you have to feel ashamed of. Whether you have a need that isn’t being met, an old wound that’s been reopened, a person in your life who is making you feel small, a painful memory of something from the past, or an emptiness from the loss of someone you care about — there is always something underlying our sadness, and whatever it is, it’s important and valid. Whatever it is, it deserves to be expressed and felt.
Daniell Koepke (via internal-acceptance-movement)

A poem about what it is like to live with social anxiety.

Reblogged from Thought Catalog: We were truly, madly, deeply, head-over-heels in love. But she was stolen from me in an instant by a terrible, sinister plague; her mind has been overcast by blackness. I now fully understand how thoughts can […]