The Bipolar Avalanche – Playing High Stakes Jenga

Living successfully with Bipolar Disorder is a constant balancing act. It's important to keep physical activity, proper nutrition and adequate rest each in their proper place. The Bipolar brain loves to do everything it can to throw off that balance. Balance is possible. It's sometimes complicated and requires daily, if not hourly, attention. Below are … Continue reading The Bipolar Avalanche – Playing High Stakes Jenga

4 Things a Chronic Illness Teaches You

4 Things a Chronic Illness Teaches You Living every day with a chronic illness is not for wimps. This is a true statement whether the illness is mental or physical. An insidious evil enters your life and changes each and every day that follows. It's not a hopeless cause. Millions of people worldwide continue to live … Continue reading 4 Things a Chronic Illness Teaches You

Bipolar and Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

Bipolar and Biting Off More Than You Can Chew April was not a great month and May has not started well either. First, I was taken out by an extremely long Familial Mediterranean Fever attack. Next, a bad chest cold set in. I finally felt like I was going to be able to come up … Continue reading Bipolar and Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

Why Consistency is the Key to Mental Health Success

What time did you get up today? What time did you get up last Sunday? What time will you get up tomorrow? Does it affect mental health? It may seem a little odd to start a blog post with questions about what time you get up. There is a reason, though. Consistency, especially for mental … Continue reading Why Consistency is the Key to Mental Health Success

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

Why You Should Journal Everyone should be doing it. The benefits are numerous. Journaling is an essential tool for a healthy mind. Dear Diary. Ha! There’s no need to ever use those words. Unless you really want to. They have been a trusted prompt for many a teenage girl, and likely more than a few … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling