I definitely have days where all I want to do is crawl back under the covers and sleep the world away but have been working on trying new ways to shift my mood and thought I'd share them with you in case you find them helpful. I've done lots of searching online and here are … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Tips for a Good Day Even When You Feel Down
I can be a bitch. Especially when manic. Mania can be a difficult thing to manage and when uncontrolled can cause damage to myself and those around me if I'm not careful. For me, mania tends to manifest as agitation and frustration along with making plans to achieve what are sometimes unrealistic goals. After 10 years of … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Bitch Mode, Mania, and Me
Now, there is only so much my brain can do to think my mind into believing things are better than they feel (because, you know I get my own special brand of funky symptoms) but there are three things in my "Fake it 'til you make it" toolkit I thought I'd share for folks who are down in the dumps … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Fake it ’til You Make It Baby!
I can be at the happiest place on earth (and I was) and still be miserable. There I was surrounded by Mickey and all his friends only to feel like a terrible parent because I couldn't find five matching souvenirs. That's right, I wanted five souvenirs that matched and would last a while so the … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Silly Towels