advertisement
Bipolar Disorder

Why I’m Not Setting New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can be a great thing for a lot of people, and if they work for you that’s a fantastic thing and completely valid. However, they can also be a lot of pressure and can be tough to stick to. They can evoke feelings of guilt and encourage you to be hard on yourself in the longer term.



Bipolar Disorder

5 Positives Of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a lifelong illness, it’s something that will always be with me and being a positive person by nature, I always try to look at the positive side of things when I feel able. I’m not saying by any means that I enjoy having this illness, there are so many severe negatives that come with it and it makes life so much harder, but I have found some positive aspects in amongst my struggles.



Bipolar Disorder

#1positivething

I have found that Twitter is a beautiful place to connect with others who understand your struggles and experiences in your life, whatever they may be. I have connected with other spoonies and others with mental health struggles, and I find the community there so supportive.



Bipolar Disorder

Poetry And Expressing Yourself

Trying to describe your illness and explain how it affects you can be extremely difficult I find, especially when it comes to mental illness. I can find it difficult to express how aspects of my bipolar disorder affect me and I find that sometimes, for some reason, it's easier for me to express myself through poetry.



Grief

Grief and Mental Health

Losing someone you love whether you have a mental illness or not, is one of the hardest things we go through in life; it’s extremely tough to deal with someone dear to you passing away. During these times of grief it’s vital we look after our mental health.