Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

When Motivation Meets Discipline

I started this blog yesterday, I was motivated, but I got distracted, and my discipline did not kick in and therefore it was not completed, oh the irony… I don’t recall that I have ever been a real morning person.  I don’t wake up and think, “oh this is a glorious day, let me place… Continue reading When Motivation Meets Discipline

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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

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Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 3/15/2019

The babble for today, the third Friday in March, is a bit more spectacular, not just special, but stupendous, than any other Friday edition of a babble… this may be making you scratch your forehead in confusion, so let me fill you in… are you ready for it, are you sure? Make sure you are… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 3/15/2019

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Reading Tea Leaves

In 2004 I began my career as an executive assistant.  Throughout the last 15 years I have worked in a few different capacities while working in this career.  I dabbled as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator, a Customer Service Representative, a Team Lead and a Project Manager.  However, much like Dorothy, I always went back… Continue reading Reading Tea Leaves

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Weathering Storms like a Tree

When you look at a tree, what do you see? When I look at a tree, what do I see?  I see a structure of strength and resilience. What stands before me is a creation of durability, something that weathers many seasons. It is a formation that goes through storm after storm relying on its… Continue reading Weathering Storms like a Tree

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Rounding the Bases

It’s baseball season, or so I have heard.  I am not the biggest fan of watching baseball, but I do like to play.  Although I am not very good.  I swing and I miss.  I run and I am not fast enough.  I try and catch the ball and I hide because I am afraid… Continue reading Rounding the Bases

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When You Wake Up Sad

What do you do, when you wake up sad? There are so many things that you can do when you start the day feeling like there is a rain cloud that is raining tiny rain drops directly on your head, even though it feels like there is not much that you can do.  This morning,… Continue reading When You Wake Up Sad