If you have a family member that has Bipolar Disorder, you have probably experienced the turmoil and destruction of mania. Don't let it rip your family apart. Know the symptoms so you can get treatment ASAP.

7 Things Family Members Need To Know About Bipolar Mania

If you have a family member that has Bipolar Disorder, you have probably experienced the turmoil and destruction of mania. You need to know that Bipolar Mania can rip families apart and create financial burdens that are felt long after the mania has subsided. As the caregivers and support systems of a person with bipolar, […] Read more…

My family has gone through bad times because of bipolar disorder symptoms. Here's the reason why I share my experiences with bipolar,even if it is embarrassing.

Why I Don’t Hide My Experiences With Bipolar

It what seems ages ago, my husband and I went through a really rough patch known as hypomania. Actually, he loved it. It was me who was distraught and miserable. You see, while my husband had no problem finding like minded individuals online going through or having experienced the exact same phase of bipolar disorder as […] Read more…

How do you differentiate “normal” feelings from “bipolar” feelings?

Is It Emotions Or Bipolar?

Mood swings for bipolar people can be very drastic and can occur as often as hourly, especially during relapses. When the emotions are extreme, it can be easy to associate them with the disorder. But what if they’re not polar? Do you know if feelings are normal emotions or bipolar symptoms? It can be difficult […] Read more…

How I Got My Husband Sectioned During A Bipolar Manic Episode

Bipolar mania is devastating. It is physically and mentally draining on not only the patient but the entire circle of family and friends having to deal with the symptoms of a bipolar, hyper-manic episode which may include: High energy and impulsive, constant activity. High risk behaviour like speeding, gambling, using drugs, spending sprees and hypersexuality. […] Read more…

Bipolar Depression : Do Labels Help?

We are a society that likes labels. We like to be able to put people in little boxes so that we can understand them and know how to interact with them. Conducive to society maybe but is that beneficial to the person being labelled? Is it productive for someone diagnosed with a mental illness? Do […] Read more…

5 Questions to test how serious you are about getting better and finding stability with bipolar disorder.

How Serious Are You About Your Bipolar And Getting Better?

Bipolar Disorder, just like any other disease, must take precedence in your life for you to be able to attain stability. That is not to say that if you eat right, get enough sleep and take your medications properly, you won’t have any relapses. Even when controlling all the triggers you can, you may still […] Read more…

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