Should I Call Myself Bipolar?

Language can powerfully influence self-definition, revelation, and healing. The way we describe ourselves and our condition speaks volumes about our outlook and our outcomes. I was diagnosed decades ago with…



How to Begin Meditating

Meditation holds many benefits for those struggling to manage a mental illness. The obvious are stress management and improved focused. Others, such as predicting difficult episodes, are also available to…



The Power Of Community

“When you’re down and out, When you’re on the street, When evening falls so hard, I will comfort you” Paul Simon  Perhaps the hardest thing about mental illness is the…