Daily Archives: March 26, 2016

5 positive things about having bipolar disorder

1. It Gives You Strength, Tenacity, or “Chutzpah” “Having bipolar disorder means I am a fighter and a survivor. I have been through things other people couldn’t imagine, but I am a stronger person because of it.” – Olivia Fuller “Bipolar … Continue reading

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Quotes what does mental health awareness mean to you

Mental Illness Awareness Week is the first full week of October. This year, we ask our volunteers what mental illness awareness means to them. Here’s what they had to say: 1. “Mental Illness Awareness means recognizing that mental illness is … Continue reading

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Positive things about having Bipolar Disorder

1. It Gives You Strength, Tenacity, or “Chutzpah” “Having bipolar disorder means I am a fighter and a survivor. I have been through things other people couldn’t imagine, but I am a stronger person because of it.” – Olivia Fuller “Bipolar … Continue reading

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STIGMA SAY IT FORWARD

DUCATE & INSPIRE When it comes to mental health conditions, silence is not golden. Silence breeds stigma, and stigma hurts. It prevents people from seeking life-saving treatment and support. International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) hopes that you will join forces with … Continue reading

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Free self belief affirmations

Present Tense   I always succeed I am confident I achieve massive success I am capable of reaching any goal I am ready for anything I am always positive My mind is completely focused on success I am able to … Continue reading

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Poem I cam clearly see

To lie awake each night Body aching Yearning Almost screaming for rest But how can I drift away Softly slip into slumber When my thoughts run wild and free The night has become the dawn for my imagination The stars … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Defined in pregnancy and in children

BIPOLAR DISORDER DEFINED IN PREGNANCY IN CHILDREN ETC Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). When you become depressed, you may feel sad or hopeless and lose … Continue reading

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Depression diagnosis

The “bottom line” of diagnosis If your depressions are complicated; if you have mood swings, but not “mania”, you can still be “bipolar enough” to need a treatment that’s more like the treatments we use in more easily recognized Bipolar … Continue reading

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free affirmations develop courge

Present Tense Affirmations I am courageous I am brave I am fearless I always stand up for myself I am developing courage I am ready for anything that comes my way I am strong and full of courage I push … Continue reading

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Free affirmations anger managemnet

Present Tense Affirmations I am in control I am calm, focused, and relaxed I remain calm even when under intense stress I have the power to regulate my emotions I always stay calm in difficult or frustrating situations I am … Continue reading

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