You want to be happy. Bipolar disorder, mental or chronic illness, and other situations can make that difficult. Changing your perspective can help. | #happy #happiness #bipolar #mentalillness #inspiration #motivation

How To Be Happier: Change Your Mental Illness Perspective

Everyone wants to be happy. For most people, it is one of their top goals. When you live with a mental illness like bipolar disorder, the quest for happiness seems that much harder. No one can wave a magic wand and make you happy. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they could? Instead, happiness usually takes some work. You may be thinking, “Somedays I barely have the … Continue reading How To Be Happier: Change Your Mental Illness Perspective

What does a panic attack feel like? Read a blogger's personal experience. | #anxiety #panicattack #bipolar

Bipolar Musings: What a Panic Attack Feels Like

Panic attack! Have you ever had one? If so, you know that few things in life can be as unpleasant or scary, especially the first time you have one. When I was in the hospital many years ago now, they compared a panic attack to a tornado or vortex. What may start as a small twinge of anxiety can quickly mushroom and spin wildly out … Continue reading Bipolar Musings: What a Panic Attack Feels Like

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