All the content written by Scott Ninneman and published in December 2021.
Since I now post on many different sites, I thought it would be helpful to publish a monthly post with links to everything. This collection is the best of December 2021.
Creating Content for You is Helping Me Cope with End-of-the-Year Depression – How writing the 30 Days of Positivity email course helped me during my hardest season.
Dealing With the Bitter Feelings of Shame Caused by Bipolar Disorder – This post examines the intense feelings of shame caused by bipolar disorder and three ways to fight those feelings. You don’t have to be ashamed anymore.
How It Feels When Bipolar Anger Creates an Internal Monster – This is how I feel when the rage monster takes over my life.
My 2021 Year-End Review – A look back at 12 months in the life of an online content creator. These are the positive things I’ll choose to remember.
Popular Mental Illness Lies That Stop Men From Getting Help – There are many lies about mental illness that make people afraid of getting treatment. This post looks at three of them and gives you the truth.
The Pain in My Heart Pushed Me to Start the Speaking Bipolar Site – The story of the events leading up to the creation of the Speaking Bipolar blog.
When Bipolar Stops Everything – Sometimes, even when you do everything right, bipolar can bring your world to a screeching halt. It’s okay to take the time you need.
Dear 2022 — An Open Letter to Plead with the New Year – What I hope the new year will bring us.
Coming to Terms With the Lasts in Life as You Get Older – The overwhelming feelings I experienced while helping my father organize his office.Start Today!
Be Sure You Do Not Protect Yourself From Love – Why you should be careful with the walls you build around yourself.
How to Close Your Year in the Best Possible Way – Wondering how to review your year? This post gives you a plan and a free guide to make it simple. Look back at the past 12 months and make next year better.
Introducing the 30 Days of Positivity Email Series – Do you ever wish there was a more positive way to start your day? Now there is! Introducing the Free 30 Days of Positivity email series.
Listen for the Silent “I Love You’s” – People are telling you every day they love you. All you have to do is listen. This post highlights some of these silent messages.
The Revealing Tale of Two Couples House Hunting – This modern-day parable will teach you the importance of what you choose to focus on.
The Solution: Take Action To Become the Master of Your Life – Small changes can turn your whole life around. Read the life lesson I learned when my friend took up running.
Why Saying “I Don’t Know” Is the Smartest Course for Today – Why are people afraid of saying, “I don’t know”? Here are a few reasons why you should use the phrase more often.
Darkness Is Coming – A poem about the times when you can feel your depression returning.
Pernicious – A poem about narcissistic abusers. If you’ve known one, you’ll understand.
Write Even When You Don’t Know What to Say – The value of continuing to write. Includes a simple way to quiet the chaos in your mind.