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The Non-Resolution Resolution

This post first appeared on Healthy Minds Canada: https://healthymindscanada.ca/non-resolution-resolution/ I’m writing this on New Year’s Day. The day where people usually want to put their resolutions in place. A fresh start after what most people feel was a bad year (according to an Ipsos poll) for a variety of reasons, including health or […]

Give Yourself A Present

This post first appeared on Health Minds Canada’s website: https://healthymindscanada.ca/give-yourself-a-present/ Next weekend is “the most wonderful time of the year” according to a famed Christmas song. Christmas Eve and the first night of Hanukkah fall on the same day this year. The “Holidays”, Winter Break, you know, that time of year, […]

#DearTeenageMe, Remember Where You’ve Been And How Far You’ve Come

This post originally appeared on International Bipolar Foundation’s website: http://www.ibpf.org/blog/dearteenageme-remember-where-you%E2%80%99ve-been-and-how-far-you%E2%80%99ve-come  I graduated from high school 14 years ago. It seems like a lifetime ago. I was a good student, I had friends, I experienced “teenage angst”, moments where I thought “my life was over” because I had a fight with a […]

Why I am More Than My Diagnosis

This blog was originally posted on International Bipolar Foundation’s Website, as part of the World Bipolar Day campaign: http://www.ibpf.org/blog/why-i-am-more-my-diagnosis “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha  There are a lot of scary statistics out there. Mortality rates. […]

Expect The Unexpected

  (This post first appeared on my blog, PS I’m Bipolar) When you have bipolar disorder or you are bipolar, or you are living with bipolar disorder, (depending on how you prefer to refer to yourself, because I once saw this very clever posting on Facebook that said “Label jars, […]