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Top 5 Ways to find Out If You’re Rapid Cycling

UPdate: Looking Back 10 years. Cartoon publish as part of the Cartoon-A-Thon.  The event that would become the mental health hero (from 2010 to 2016).

Are you rapid cycling? Here are my Top 5 Ways to find out.

  • #5 –  You love to ride your bike, but only over hills.
  • #4 – You try to use the elevator to adjust your mood swings.
  • #3 – You are so happy about getting a gift all you do is cry.
  • #2 – Your social calendar is broken up into 4 quarters around your moods.
  • #1 – You find yourself replacing your break pads every few months because you stop and go, stop and go, stop and go…

Top 5 Ways to find Out If You’re Rapid Cycling

Chato Stewart

Chato Stewart has a mission, to draw and use humor as a positive tool to live, to cope with the debilitating effects symptoms of mental illness. Chato Stewart is a Mental Health Hero and Advocate. Recovery Peer Specialist board-certified in Florida. Chato is the artist behind the cartoons series Mental Health Humor, Over-Medicated, and The Family Stew - seen here in his blog posts. The cartoons are drawn from his personal experience of living with bipolar disorder (and other labels).

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Stewart, C. (2020). Top 5 Ways to find Out If You’re Rapid Cycling. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 30, 2020, from


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