Category Archives: General

Mood Disorders and Emotions: WTF Is My Loved One Thinking!?

Many of the emails and messages I receive are from loved ones trying to figure out WTF their loved one is thinking or actually feeling. Today, I’m going to share with you the process I use to try and decipher … Continue reading

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Here One Day – A Look At Bipolar Disorder And Its Repercussions

For those of you that have followed my blog and my website for awhile, you know I’m not in the habit of promoting things that I do not think have real substance to them. And even then, it is usually … Continue reading

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On Bipolar Disorder And Manic-Depression…

It’s about time I touched on the difference between Bipolar Disorder and Manic-Depression. I’ve talked to a number of older folks who were diagnosed as Manic-Depressive but insisted they are not Bipolar. I’ve talked to a therapist and two doctors … Continue reading

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Am I To Blame Or Is Bipolar Disorder?

This post was inspired by an off-handed comment made by a Bipolar woman I know. I hope this perspective can help you see yourself in a more positive light. We Bipolars are no strangers to screwing up and destroying the … Continue reading

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Mood Disorder Wellness Hinges On The Afflicted

Many challenges exist for the Depressed or Bipolar person in their quest for wellness. The challenges faced by our loved ones trying to help us can seem insurmountable. It’s been a commonly stated belief (at least among the crap that … Continue reading

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Of Mental Illness, Amanda Bynes, And Her Mother…

I typically don’t pay much attention to pop culture or celebrity garbage, mostly because I don’t care about it; but my eye is usually caught when mental illness comes into play. I’m always interested in the way the public perceives … Continue reading

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Of MMR Vaccines, Autism, And Terrible People

Today’s article is going to be a bit different and drawn from a reemerging topic. Trends are a flyin’ because of a recent celebrity statement from Kristin Cavallari about her concerns that vaccines cause autism. You may or may not … Continue reading

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A Treatise On The Word “Normal”

In the past two weeks I’ve seen six different images with some variation of “What’s Normal?” “Just a setting on a dryer.” and “There is no normal.” I get the intent behind the images but I wonder how many people … Continue reading

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Breaking Through The Walls Of Undiagnosed, Untreated Mood Disorders

There is a train of thought that I have been wrestling with since I started being open and doing what I do through my website- “how do you get through to someone who doesn’t realize there is a problem?” I’m … Continue reading

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Do You Think Bipolar Relationships Can Work?

I cannot tell you how many times a week I get asked the title question- “do you think Bipolar relationships can work?” I can also tell you the numerous amount of criticisms and negativity that the people asking have read … Continue reading

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