Mania. The symptom of bipolar disorder that keeps people coming back for more. How do I describe mania? Mania is when my brain is like a car traveling at 100 miles per hour, and it feels like all the cylinders are firing at maximum capacity. An elaborate fireworks display is … [Read more...] about The Ugly Truth About Mania: 3 Reasons I Hate It
Part of leveraging my 24 years of experience navigating bipolar disorder to help you live a fuller, more balanced life includes educating you. These blog posts combine my personal journey with the facts about various bipolar-related issues.
I have written about every mental illness symptom I have experienced—mania, depression, psychosis, intrusive thoughts and postpartum psychosis, but I have never written a post devoted strictly to bipolar disorder. I have a confession to make. In the 24 years I have been managing … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder