Bipolar Disorder

How I Stopped Self-Harming

In my last blog post, I talked about how I have been free of any form of self-harm for four years now. The path to being able to stop was indeed a long one, it was truly a journey and it took time. There wasn’t just one magic solution or even just one thing that helped me to stop; there were many.

Bipolar Disorder

14 Ways To Build Your Confidence: Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week from the 13th to the 19th of May hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, and this year's theme is all about body image. In honour of that, I wanted to talk about confidence and how to build yours. Confidence is not just about your appearance but about your whole self, about how you see yourself and how you feel about yourself. Some tips to build confidence are included below.

Bipolar Disorder

World Bipolar Day: 10 Things You Need To Know About People With Bipolar Disorder

Today is World Bipolar Day, a day in which we come together to try to break down the stigma of this disorder, to open conversations about it and to try to help others understand what living with this illness is really like.

On my part, I wanted to discuss 10 things that are important to know about those of us with Bipolar Disorder. I just want to state here that I’m using the word ‘we’ as a...