Archives for February, 2011
The Last 6 Mental health Humor Cartoons Copyright http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor What makes you happy? This week we finish up our 5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear (part 1), (part 2). Tracy is the author of ‘Brandon and the Bipolar Bear’ and has a total of five books to her credit. She finds happiness in helping parents with children living with mental disorders. Brandon and the Bipolar Bear has been nominated as a finalist for the Reader’s Choice Awards at About.com. We can help make Tracy happy by voting once per day through March 8th: www.tinyurl.com/votebpbear When she wins, she will experience true JOY. Please, show your support for this special book as it approaches 10 years of helping kids with bipolar disorder! Now I will let Tracy tell you about all her books. (If you would like to be part of my "5 Questions" leave a comment or contact me via Facebook and we will set up an interview.)
The Last 6 Mental health Humor Cartoons Copyright http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor We are continuing our conversation 5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear with author, Tracy Anglada, who is a vocal advocate for Adolescent Bipolar Disorder. In our last post, we talked about the journey she has been on for the last 10 years. This journey began with her first book Brandon and the Bipolar Bear. The book has been nominated as a finalist for the Reader’s Choice Awards at About.com in the category of Favorite Special-Needs Children's Book. You can help her by voting for the book at www.tinyurl.com/votebpbear (voting ends March 8th). Adolescent Bipolar Disorder for too many professionals was a gray area when it came to diagnosing children. There have been proponents on both sides of the fence. But 10 years ago if you brought up the subject of Adolescent Bipolar Disorder with a psychologist, it may have been dismissed or ignored based on how the psychologist felt about the issue. So, we pick up with Tracy Anglada about the subject on how the book has been received.
Alaska Salmon: Bipolar disorder is just a chemical imbalance. You can’t help it. And eating me will just make you feel shame & guilt! Title: Alaska Salmon, test the theory omega-3 helps the reasoning centers of the brain... to no Avail. Copyright http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor The Last 6 Mental health Humor Cartoons Today, I have the privilege of interviewing a "pioneering" author in the world of adolescent bipolar disorder! Tracy Anglada is a pioneer for parents and children with adolescent bipolar disorder.
Penguin Self-Talk: Look at me, I'm Fat! I'm ugly! I'm worthless! Why can't I be like them? Title: Happiness Is A State Of Mind
Stand-Up Comic: I don't have a stand-up act, but i heard I could get free therapy here... Stand-Ip Comic: Why are you laughing? Title: Laugh Factory offers therapy to stand-up comics' It's no secret that many of the most successful stand-up comics live with some very heavy Demons! Drug addiction along with mental health issues sometime seem commonplace. The life of a stand-up comic means they're on the road going from one gig to the next...which can be mentally exhausting.
Man: THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF Depression 1. Thou shalt Certainly not wait for you to tell me I'm depressed, before I get help. 2. Thou shalt Have to avoid cooking or using sharp objects. 3. Thou shalt Avoid coveting all your Facebook Friends. 4. Thou Shalt Shower at least once a week! Title: Affirmations of the Depressed A few years ago, I wrote my own 10 Commandments for bipolar disorder. I did this after reading someone else's negative and distorted stigmatic list of commandments that degraded people living with bipolar disorder! It wasn't funny, so I figured I would add a little reality and balance to that list and wrote my own, posting it on one of my blogs back in 2007. I thought it was funny and a little educational. There have been many types of 10 Commandments lists for all sorts of things besides bipolar disorder. Since then, I've seen that list show up on a dozen or more websites and blogs.
Chato's T-Shirt: Recovery Tackle My Mental Health Title: It's Figuratively! Not literally! Fig-ura-tive-leeeey!! Figuratively or Literally, Recovery can Knock You Down... It might be hard to get back up, But even that too is part of Recovery.
Medication Bottle: ((Running away and Screaming for help)) Title: How Billy's Pet Therapy Helped Reduce His Medication.