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It Is An Opportunity
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I walk into many people every day who can’t stop complaining about their illness. I don’t blame them or think less of them. I have been there too. I spent years laying quietly in my room in complete isolation. I had many questions on … Read More

Proving Them Wrong
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It’s been over a year since taking my very last dose of psychiatric medication and I’m doing better than I EVER did while I was medicated. Since being diagnosed with bipolar at age 16, I was continuously medicated on various psychotropic drugs until October … Read More

Wellness Culture – January 2015
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Happy New Year! Be sure to check out our most recent issue of Wellness Culture, available now and download your free gift! Not on our mailing list yet? You can sign up below to receive our monthly newsletter to your inbox! The Wellness Culture … Read More

6 Ideas: How to Exercise When You’re Depressed
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Exercise is one of the best tools we have in managing stress and fighting depression. For people with bipolar disorder, managing stress is critical. Bipolar disorder, in and of itself, is difficult. When you add to that the pressures everyone faces—deadlines, annoying coworkers, relationship … Read More

Sticks and Stones
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I was faced with something recently that I haven’t had to deal with yet. I have been blessed in that probably 90% of the people that I have dealt with regarding my son this year have been extremely sympathetic and understanding. They have prayed for … Read More

Attention! Stand at Ease!
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If I had to sum everything up to one thing that created a premise for my recovery and how I managed the challenges that stood before me, it would have to be management of attention. As a schizophrenic, I had to deal with many … Read More

Manic Episode on the Horizon?
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After the most intensive manic episode of my life (Dec- March) and my greatest depressive episode (May- June). I find myself feeling like I’m getting back to “normal” …well “my normal.” But I have so many questions as to what my normal is supposed … Read More

In Light of the Ferguson Decision
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Tonight it feels like there really is no justice, no peace in our world. With the decision earlier regarding the indictment of Darren Wilson, I am deeply saddened but far from surprised. Thanks to social media, by now the news has spread to the … Read More