So, what even is Bipolar Disorder? Well, let us start with the dictionary definition: bi·po·lar dis·or·der nounPSYCHIATRY a mental condition marked by alternating periods of elation and depression It’s pretty simply stated and that is technically the gist, but it is more than just elation and depression. It can be confusion, anger, sadness, hopelessness, helplessness,… Continue reading What Even is Bipolar Disorder?
I am not a mental health professional. I can only speak to my experiences and give limited feedback. If you feel that you are in an emergency situation there are many tools that you can utilize. Please visit the following link for more information: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help Please call 911 or visit your local ER in the… Continue reading Disclaimer
My mental illness journey actually began a long time ago. Let's go back to the beginning. In 2002 I was a Sophomore at Conservatory. I was a violinist and I had competed since I was 10 years old. Violin was my passion and it was supposed to be my life, but something wasn't right. I… Continue reading The Journey Began
I may have been born with a brain wired for a predisposition for bipolar, but I was also born with a brain wired for words, beauty, compassion, and wonder. There's no reason to "get over" any of that. - Beth Brownsberger Mader