Bipolar, Chronic Illness, and Spinning Plates

Bipolar, Chronic Illness, and Spinning Plates For the most part, I have every intention of writing informative and helpful posts. Most posts should help to start conversations, offer validation and create empathy, but┬áliving with bipolar, plans sometimes change. Periodically, I will also be writing posts for me. These are posts that you, as the reader, … Continue reading Bipolar, Chronic Illness, and Spinning Plates

8 Paths to Happiness

8 Paths to Happiness Everyone wants to be happy. Even the grumpiest of old men (I include myself in this category) are looking for happiness. Whether they are willing to admit it or not. Happiness is not automatic. Some individuals don't know how to be happy. Many people spend their time pursuing various goals with … Continue reading 8 Paths to Happiness

What to Do When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness

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What to Do When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness It was a few minutes before midnight. The middle-aged couple was coming home from a fundraiser. Several emergency vehicles had passed them, but they paid them little attention. They lived in the city after all. As they neared their home, the wife was first … Continue reading What to Do When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness

50 Unique Self-Care Ideas for Mental Health

50 Unique Self-Care Ideas for Mental Health Darkness and repetitive thoughts are a recurring theme for people dealing with mental health issues. Breaking the cycle requires self-care and moving in a new direction. But those darkest moments often blind you from alternatives. From personal experience, I have learned that the best way to reset a … Continue reading 50 Unique Self-Care Ideas for Mental Health