What is adversity?

Adversity is a state of hardship or misfortune that one deals with in life. It may lead one person to better their life by finding ways around their challenges, or it may lead another person to turn to drugs or alcohol to lessen the toll that their hardships cause.

Adversity is something we all face at one point or another. Sometimes we feel it due to a temporary setback. However we might face adversity because of a chronic illness such as bipolar disorder. As a result we might end up feeling stuck and start believing limiting beliefs about ourselves.


We can start fighting adversity by facing it head on. This can be done by fighting our limiting belief system. Also, if you face a setback head on you’ll find it gives you strength.

For example when you’re facing hardships due to chronic illness, you might learn better ways of coping and managing your symptoms.


Rediscovering Self Confidence After A Setback

Let’s explore rediscovering self confidence after a setback. Life is strange!  Sometimes you win and other times you lose.  When life is going well you feel good about yourself. Life also throws you curveballs that set you back. Most setbacks are minor and don’t throw your life off track. They include being turned down for …

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Coping With Post-2020 Chaos

In the aftermath of 2020 there’s going to be a lot of uncertainty ahead.  It’s not the same world as it was just a year ago. What was a world of order and certainty is now being replaced with a new one of chaos and uncertainty.  Let’s learn about Coping With Post-2020 Chaos! What Is …

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Applying 2020 Lessons To Your Life

Let’s explore applying 2020 lessons to your life! The year 2020 was described as being a “Dumpster Fire”! It taught us to apply many lessons to our lives. The term “Dumpster Fire” describes something that’s a colossal mess. It’s something that no one wants to deal with and also makes someone very anxious. Year Of …

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Importance of Having A Purpose

Let’s explore the importance of having a purpose! What Is Purpose? Purpose is a reason why something is done or used. It also refers to the feeling of being determined to do or achieve something. Most adults want to live a purposeful and fulfilling life. They want to improve themselves and also give back to …

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Can Anxiety Become A Superpower?

Here is an interesting question! Can Anxiety Become A Superpower? Someone who suffers an anxiety disorder can see the world differently. As a result they have abilities that someone who doesn’t have one. A different brain of a chronic anxiety sufferer helps them develop a sixth sense as well as be an empath. This is …

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Coping Through Cooking

Let’s take a look at coping through cooking! Have you ever had a bipolar disorder coping strategy that became a passion?  Did this passion help you reduce your symptoms and at the same time fill the room with delicious smells?! Coping Through Mindfulness I’ve had bipolar disorder my whole life. Along with medication and therapy, …

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How To Overcome Sleep Problems?

A core symptom of bipolar disorder is sleep problems. The emotional state you’re in determines which sleep problem happens. When you have bipolar disorder how do you overcome sleep problems? If you’re manic or hypomanic you may feel like you need less sleep. Overtime you may develop insomnia. What Is Insomnia? Insomnia is the inability …

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Tips For Improving Your Self-Perception

Today’s post is a follow up of a blog post I wrote about “Turning Anxiety Into a Super Power”. I mentioned that change in my self-perception was one of the changes I made in my life to overcome the worst of my mental health issues. What is Perception? Perception is how we see ourselves and …

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