General

How Lack of Confidence Leads to Incompetence

Life has been trying for me this past month. I lost a loved one. I had a falling out with a close friend. I started a new job and am trying to find my way.

When you put all three challenges together, I find myself slowly lacking confidence, which has resulted in incompetence.

I find simple tasks to be difficult. Like stupid tasks. I send an email and write the wrong date....
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Bipolar I

FOX TV Show “Empire” & Bipolar Disorder

A recent television episode of “Empire” that aired on FOX Networks had an interesting exchange between a father and his son who was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder as an adult. The father showed the son his latest music video, which was inspired by real life events he experienced as a child. The father’s mother was mentally ill and shot herself in front of him. The son watched the video and here’s what unfolded:

Son:...
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Bipolar II

Stage One: Denial & Isolation Part II

Well, it has officially been a month since my loved one passed, and I am still in the denial phase. In fact, when I get condolence phone calls from people, or emails, or texts, they cry or show such emotion that I’m like okayyyy. Where is my sad face? I am back at work doing my routine. Weird.

I even walked through my loved ones house and felt fine. I saw pictures of us together, and...
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Stage One: Denial and Isolation

I lost a loved one recently and looked into the five stages of mourning:

Denial and Isolation
Anger
Bargaining
Depression
Acceptance

#1: Denial and Isolation

So I have started the denial and isolation phase, and guess what, it’s true! Great! I don’t have to feel anything. Shock and disbelief are my...
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What does loyalty mean to you?

Loyalty is a strange thing. It is rare. It is unspoken. It is something that you can’t necessary write about, because it is action driven.

I’m getting older. People are dying. And I hate the fact that people step up to the plate of friendship, or otherwise, when someone is dying in a hospital bed. What about the last two weeks, the last ten years? Why do you have to be near death to find your mere...
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Bipolar II

10 Actualities of Living with Bipolar II Without Medication

Sleep: You better get ready for your eyeballs to burn cause my might not sleep for days at a time, or take hours to fall asleep, or not be able to sleep throughout the entire night.
Hyper sexuality: Hope you have a giant box of condoms on hand cause you’re gonna need it.
Extremity: You are going to do everything to the max so fasten your seatbelt.
Speech: Get ready for your loved ones to ask...
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Celebrities With Mood Disorders: Kanye West’s Meltdown

Recently, self proclaimed American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur, Kanye West, has exhibited odd behavior which leads me to wonder if he suffers from a mood disorder. In just this past week, he threw a tantrum backstage at Saturday Night Live, and was said to have threatened to walk off moments before and during the live broadcast. He claimed to be angry about last-minute changes to his stage setup.

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How many people have you slept with?

We recently celebrated Valentine’s Day, and this can be a time for couples to discuss their relationship; how it’s going, or, where it’s going, or conversations about people’s past. There is one topic that can be stressful, or not, depending on your thoughts on the matter:

How many people have you slept with?

Some people don’t want to know so don’t raise the question; others maybe have waited for the right time...
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