mental health

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Bipolar in the social context

Bipolar in the social context
I don’t know what kind of bipolar you have, but you seem fine to me. I don’t think of you as...

WHAT FRESH HELL IS THIS?

WHAT FRESH HELL IS THIS?
Don’t worry, that’s actually a misleading title. In fact, things are pretty good and have been good for quite some...

Feeling Good (or When I Realised That The Opposite of Self-Care Is Self-Harm)

Feeling Good (or When I Realised That The Opposite of Self-Care Is Self-Harm)
Every fibre of my being tells me I can't ask for anything that will make me feel good, because I...

COMING OUT (Disclosing your mental illness diagnosis – Part One)

COMING OUT (Disclosing your mental illness diagnosis – Part One)
Before I met my partner, whenever I went on a date I used to blurt out that I’m bipolar as...

Perspective

Perspective
I’ve been taking some Recovery College courses, one about understanding Bipolar Affective Disorder, which was I found very helpful, not...

Recovery

Recovery
The water has reached my ankles this morning I can feel it in my lungs already, even though it’s not...

The Importance of Representation

The Importance of Representation
After seeing Sasha Velour’s live show Smoke & Mirrors at the O2 Empire last night, my partner and I were both...

THE MIND HAS MOUNTAINS… AND VALLEYS, OCEANS AND RAVINES

THE MIND HAS MOUNTAINS… AND VALLEYS, OCEANS AND RAVINES
I always had extremes of emotions as a child. What I felt, I felt with my entire being, deep in...