Have you heard about the blind mountain climber? No, that’s not the opening line of a joke. Instead, it’s a story about how to overcome obstacles. Can you imagine climbing a mountain if you were blind? Where would you even begin on your journey? That’s precisely what Erik Weihenmayer did. He is one of only 150 climbers to conquer the Seven Summits, which includes Mount … Continue reading Monday Motivation: How To Turn Your Obstacles Into Stepping Stones
Are repressed memories real? Read one Bipolar survivor’s story of what it was like when memories started to resurface. | #repressedmemories #bipolar Continue reading Speaking Bipolar – Sharing My Story: Are Repressed Memories Real?
Have you ever taken a detour? Some are unavoidable, but they all can offer gifts and value. Read how to change the way you look at life’s detours. | #MondayMotivation #Inspiration #LifeLessons Continue reading Monday Motivation: Enjoying the View During Unexpected Detours
TW: Suicide, self-harm, no-suicide contract Life is worth living. It may not always feel like it, but it is always the truth. It’s hard in those darkest hours, especially when you are alone in the middle of the night, to remember this truth. If you need help, seek it out (suicide helpline information below) and make a contract with yourself to keep living. NOTE: I … Continue reading Make a Contract With Yourself to Keep Living
Is it possible to survive bipolar? Can anything good come from it? Read a blogger’s story of how he created a blog to give others hope and validation. | #bipolar #patientstory #experience #mentalillness #awareness Continue reading Surviving Bipolar: Sharing My Story – How the Speaking Bipolar Blog Came to Life