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 living with bipolar, plans sometimes change. Periodically, I will also be writing posts for me. These are posts that you, as the reader, might not enjoy. That’s okay. You are welcome to skip … 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 the hope that once they achieve the next goal they … Continue reading 8 Paths to Happiness

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What to Do When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness

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 to notice how the flashing lights were illuminating billows of … Continue reading What to Do When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness