Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Vocalizing our love for ourselves

I have a tattoo on my left forearm.  It is a simple, black line drawing of two cats.  I happen to have two cats.  The tattoo may symbolize those two cats, as I love them to pieces, they are my fur babies.  Or it may mean something more in depth. With that being said, I… Continue reading Vocalizing our love for ourselves

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Kind Words that Eliminate Fears

Today I am reminded how kind words can be transforming for a person and can assist in eliminating fears. To have someone speak to you kindly, with compassion and love from their heart can be exactly what you need on any given day.  And then when someone identifies your demanding work and points out that… Continue reading Kind Words that Eliminate Fears

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Living with Bipolar: Tools for Success

It’s been three years since I was officially diagnosed as having Bipolar 1 with mixed episodes.  The last three years consisted of numerous ups and downs, and many lessons learned.  Through the time there have been countless therapy sessions and psychiatry appointments, sleepless nights and sleep filled days.  Days of crying without ceasing as well… Continue reading Living with Bipolar: Tools for Success

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

You are Worthy

You are worthy. You are intelligent. You are strong. You can accomplish all that you put your mind towards. You can do this. This too shall pass.   Oh affirmations, those lovey little bugs that are a pain to do, but my oh my they make a difference.   I first was exposed to affirmations… Continue reading You are Worthy