Too tired to keep fighting bipolar

April 6, 2017

After a grueling week, I talk about my ups and downs and share an article from Natasha Tracy about keeping up the fight even when you feel like you can't.

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Bipolar and relationships

April 5, 2017

I had to end a six month relationship after realizing I'm not healthy enough in my recovery phase to be in one.  And I share two articles about should people with bipolar be in relationships and if we're healthy enough to start a relationship.

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Why sharing your story matters

March 31, 2017

In regognition of World Bipolar Day 2017 - Sharing our story matters; it fights stigma, helps others know they're not alone, and helps us in our recovery.  I share two uplifting articles from bphope.com on why two women are sharing their stories.

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Overcoming shame and guilt of bipolar disorder

March 27, 2017

Out of nowhere shame and guilt hit me about having bipolar disorder.  In this episode, I share articles and their solutions about overcoming the shame and guilt felt by those with the disorder.

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Taking action

March 26, 2017

Identifying irrational core beliefs and replacing them with rational thoughts using REBT/CBT.

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First visit to the psychologist

March 23, 2017

I share an article on 6 must-knows before starting talk-therapy, and share how my first session went with a psychologist who specializes in treating bipolar patients.

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Taking on too much and multitasking

March 22, 2017

I share a story and article about taking on too much and multiasking and how they affect bipolar disorder.

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My fight with addiction

March 19, 2017

A listener asks me to share my story regarding my fight against addiction.  This episode focuses on what it was like stuck in a progressive illness, what happend to get me in recovery, and what it's like now.

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Faith and recovery

March 17, 2017

I share an article on various religions and their belief in a higher power's impact on bipolar recovery, as well as my own experiences with faith in my dual diagnosis recovery.

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Coming to terms with limitations

March 16, 2017

Trying to come to terms with the limitations bipolar puts on me and trying to learn what to do about them.

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