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

The Unquiet Mind

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend a Gong Meditation at my local yoga studio.  I had never been to such a class, but was intrigued by the summary that was included on the email that I received: “In this 75-minute meditation we will use sound to regenerate the neurons & their interconnections, create… Continue reading The Unquiet Mind

Bipolar Disorder

When ok, isn’t really ok

I am in a good place. I wake up nearly every day and I feel refreshed.  Focusing on positives makes me happy.  In regards to some aspects of my life that are not ideal, I press forward, knowing that the situation is temporary and “this too shall pass”. With the start of the new year,… Continue reading When ok, isn’t really ok