Imagine if you will, a life where all you experience is good days. It sounds great, but not realistic, right? I have had a lot of bad days. After hours of therapy, I learned that it’s okay to have bad days. …

At the beginning of the COV19 pandemic, we embarked on a journey to a new and unknown territory. As the world closed, events unfolded that had not experienced before. The earth started to “reset” itself. Our rivers, lakes and other bodies of water became cleaner and our skies clearer. The…

Pain. No matter what you do, from the day you are born, you will experience pain more than once in your lifetime. Pain, described as physical suffering or discomfort caused by illness or injury can manifest in different ways. There are two forms of pain, physical and emotional. …

Starving for some Thanksgiving knowledge? I have a feast fit for you starting with this appetizer. Food brings people together in a way nothing else can. In 1621 an autumn harvest feast was shared by the Wanpanoag tribe of Native Americans and the New England Colonists.

For our “meat and…

Are you not sleeping or eating much, incredibly energetic and having racing thoughts? If you are bipolar, you may be having a maniac episode. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Sometimes it does feel good, sometimes it doesn’t. If you are engaging in dangerous activities or irritable, mania is unpleasant.

Taking your…

I was once asked “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” I couldn’t answer the question and because of that, I felt like a failure. “Normies” as I like to call them, can plan for the future. They can make goals and meet deadlines for those goals. They can…

Dealing with mental illness is difficult in a lot of ways. It affects everything!! Managing everyday life is a constant challenge that cannot be avoided. After calling about prescriptions, checking medication refills and dealing with insurance, I find myself in a state of depression and anxiety. It’s too much to…

The holidays are busy, stressful, memory making time. Times like this are where bipolars flourish. But what about the quiet times after the holidays? Those days can be dark and empty. While others welcome the rest, some find the extra time almost unbearable. The energy bipolars had now has nothing…

According to Elite Daily a 2017 study showed that nine out of ten people celebrate Christmas. No other holiday has such a response. Christmas is the season of love. It brings out the softer side of us. We write Christmas cards to people we may not talk to all year…

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