Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Panic Attacks get the Facts

Get the facts: Your options: Take medicines for panic disorder. Don’t take medicines. Try home treatment and counselling to deal with your symptoms. Key points to remember Two types of medicines work well for treating panic attacks. Benzodiazepines can help … Continue reading

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BIPOLAR: How it can impact the ability to maintain a job and how we help

There are several typical concerns that many job seekers have, such as conflict with co-workers or a supervisor and being overworked and underpaid. But for those dealing with a bipolar diagnosis, being able to cope effectively with these concerns, among … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder And Medication Compliance In Young Adults

Living with Bipolar Disorder can often feel like a roller coaster ride with the highs of mania and the lows of depression. In addition, there are also the twists and turns on that ride based on a person’s environment, including … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line of Diagnosis Dr. Phelps

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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Life Changes

Whether we notice or not all things in life are connected in some way. We live with the intention and continue to learn. The door of our lives that we open today will decide the lives we live. As wee … Continue reading

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Crossing the BP Bridge

Crossing the BP Bridge At times the bridge is very narrow, with planks that are unstable, some even missing. I continue my journey holding on tight as the bridge narrows, and the planks are unsafe taking each step slowly making … Continue reading

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Passion

PASSION: I’ve always been a passionate person, luckily, for without that passion I would have no drive. I lost about every ounce of passion on the day I got DX (diagnosed), on January 15th, 15 years ago, as Bipolar I … Continue reading

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I believe

I believe that all that we do and whom we meet on our journey is placed on our road of life for a purpose. There are no accidents; we are all teachers! If you’re willing to pay attention to the … Continue reading

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Focusing On One’S Self

I must admit focusing on ones self is not an easy thing to do! I constantly am preaching to my son, about words we say, simple words, really do not, at any age, give that good intention, or impression that … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Preventing Manic episodes

Bipolar Disorder: Preventing Manic Episodes Introduction: The more you know about bipolar disorder, the better you will be able to cope with this lifelong illness. There are many steps that you can take—or help a loved one take—to recognize and … Continue reading

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