Review – 360 Living Book

I recently read ‘360 Living – Practical Guidance for a Balanced Life‘ which instantly appealed to me as having bipolar means I constantly crave any sense of balance! I read the entire book once through in a couple of settings.  It is written in straight-forward jargon free language but with enough references in there to…

Carrie Fisher

At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all, it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of”  – Carrie Fisher As pointed out last year in the Huffington Post, Carrie Fisher was a total badass!…

Are you lonely?

Do you look at your phone in the hope someone has made contact? Do you think about contacting old friends but then have second thoughts as they’ve all got on with their lives but you haven’t? Do you spend all day on your own and never actually speak any words to anyone? Do you find…

15 things I am good at….

Often it is useful to stand back and think about the things you ARE good at.  Mental health problems such as depression sometimes mean we only think about the things we aren’t good at and the mistake we make. So, I challenge you all to make a list of 15 things you are good at….

Friends

Feeling all alone in the world Rare that I find someone I connect with Isolated, desperate, lonely Eventually I will give up searching Nobody ever truly understands me Depressive thoughts make this worse Self-esteem goes lower

I write because…

This is kind of an extension to Goals for this blog and why I blog at all. I write either on here on in my journal as I need to get some feelings out of me that I don’t want to tell other people about.  I am quite a shy, reserved person in real life and I…