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What Are Some Better Ways To Manage Anger?

Have you ever been in a bad mood? Do you have anger issues? Do they affect your daily life? How do you manage anger? What are some better ways to manage anger? What Kind Of Emotion Is Anger? Anger is an emotion you feel when something is not working out. Also, it happens when someone …

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Toxic Positivity In A Nutshell

In this post, we’ll be exploring toxic positivity in a nutshell. What is Toxic Positivity? First of all let’s briefly explore the positivity mindset. It’s an attitude that focuses on the bright side of life, while expecting positive results. To put it simply, it’s a “positive vibes only” approach to life. Toxic positivity refers to …

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Let’s Debunk A Destructive Bipolar Myth

There are many myths about bipolar disorder. The most destructive myth is the one about not being able to live a good life. As a result, you think you can’t live a good life, be happy and be successful like everyone else. In this post, we’ll debunk a very destructive bipolar myth. Here’s a fact, …

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What Is FOMO or Fear Of Missing Out?

What is FOMO or the fear of missing out? This is a phenomenon that’s become more common in the age of social media. FOMO can cause a stress as well as anxiety in your life. Anyone can be affected by FOMO, especially if you have an underlying mental health disorder. What Exactly Is FOMO? FOMO …

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How To Benefit From Mental Health Life Coaching?

Have you ever wondered how to benefit from mental health life coaching? What Is Life Coaching? A life coach is a type of wellness professional that leads you on the path toward a better you. They help to clarify your goals, identify obstacles that hold you back as well as come up with strategies to …

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Helpful Tips For Managing Your Mood

In this post, we’ll be exploring mood episodes and also offer helpful tips for managing your mood. This is a very important coping strategy for managing bipolar symptoms. What Are Mood Episodes? Let’s start by asking, what is a mood? A mood is a feeling or a specific state of mind at any given time. …

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Let’s Explore How Self-Awareness Leads To A Better Self

In this post, let’s explore self-awareness and how it leads to a better self. Let’s first explore what it means. What is Self-Awareness? Self-awareness or being self-aware is about noticing things about yourself. It’s about being able to notice your feelings as well as physical sensations. Also, your reactions, habits, behaviors as well as your …

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The Connection Between Bipolar Disorder And Boredom

What is Boredom? Is there a connection between bipolar disorder and boredom? What Does It Mean To Be Bored? Boredom is a state of not feeling interested in your surroundings. Also it means to have nothing to do as well as having a feeling that life is dull. It can be a normal response to …

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Bipolar Disorder And Your Working Life

How does bipolar disorder affect your working life? Are you able to work? If you do work how do bipolar symptoms affect you? How Bipolar Disorder Affects You At Work? If you have bipolar disorder there are many challenges you face. For example it can affect your ability to find and keep a job. There …

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Learn How To Not Be Your Own Worst Enemy!?

What does it mean to be your own worst enemy? Does it mean to be self-defeating as well as self destructive? Does it keep you from moving forward in your life? What can you do about it? Let’s learn how to not be your own worst enemy. What It Means To Be Your Own Worst …

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How Bipolar Disorder Can Affect Your Relationships?

If you have bipolar disorder you’re probably wondering how it affects relationships? Also you may wonder how it affects how you love yourself as well as others?! This is a disorder that makes it hard to form human connections. For example your symptoms might annoy as well as stress out those you’re connected to. As …

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What You Can Do To Fight Mental Health Adversity?

The hardships in your life that might be due to adverse childhood experiences or even mental health issues. As a result you might be having a hard time moving forward in your life. What You Can Do To Fight Mental Health Adversity? First of all let’s ask the question, What is the meaning of Adversity? …

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How To Advocate For Your Mental Health?

In this post we’ll explore how to self advocate for your mental health! What Does It Mean? To advocate is to publicly support or recommend a specific cause or policy. For example a mental health advocate supports or fights for those with mental illness. They also share personal stories as well as helping and inspiring …

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Let's Explore Endorphins

Let’s Explore Endorphins

Let’s Explore Endorphins  In our last post we explored dopamine. It’s a brain chemical that plays a role in motivation, emotions as well as mood. The imbalance of dopamine plays a role in bipolar disorder symptoms. Learning how to manage this imbalance with therapy, medication as well as lifestyle changes are keys to a better …

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Balancing Dopamine For A Better Mind

Balancing Dopamine For A Better Mind

Dopamine is a brain chemical called a neurotransmitter. It’s made in your body and it’s used by your nervous system to send messages between nerve cells. It plays a role in how we feel pleasure. Let’s Explore Dopamine?! Dopamine is a chemical that makes you feel good. According to healthline.com, it plays a role in …

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How To Fight Depression?

How To Fight Depression?

Let’s explore how to fight depression?! Is it temporary or is it long term like clinical depression. What are some symptoms of depression? Is it a normal response to a life event or is it something more serious? What can you do about it? Let’s find out!! What Is Depression? Depression is a mood disorder. …

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What To Do To Get Unstuck In Life?

What To Do To Get Unstuck In Life?

In today’s post we’ll be asking ourselves this question, “What To Do To Get Unstuck In Life”? We’ll explore what feeling stuck in life means. It’s not always the best feeling. As a result feeling stuck can lead to anxiety and depression. Also we’ll explore what to do to get unstuck in life. What It …

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Benefits Of Leaving Your Comfort Zone

The Benefits of Leaving Your Comfort Zone.

In this blog post we’ll be talking about the benefits of leaving your comfort zone. My Anxiety Story I was dealing with a life full of chaos due to financial, mental as well as physical health problems for 5 years. These were problems went hand-in-hand with anxiety. When my life was becoming less chaotic and …

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B Vitamins For A Better Mind

B Vitamins For A Better Mind!

What are B Vitamins? B vitamins are a class of water-soluble vitamins. They help maintain good health and also well being.  Along with being the building blocks for a healthy body. They also have a direct impact on your energy levels, cell metabolism and also brain health. B vitamins play a vital role in producing …

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How To Improve Brain Fog?

How To Improve Brain Fog?

What is Brain Fog? Let’s explore what causes brain fog and also how to improve it naturally. The term “brain fog” is not a medical condition. It is used to describe symptoms that can affect your ability to think.  When you’re feeling anxious, confused, disorganized, finding it hard to focus. Also, if you’re having a …

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Habits That Lead To Success

What Are Habits? Habits are routine behaviors that are repeated regularly and tend to happen without thinking about them. They are automatic responses to specific situations that can be either good or bad. What Are Some Examples? Examples of habits include everyday essential tasks such as taking a shower, brushing your teeth or getting dressed …

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Tips For Helping A Bipolar Brain!

Probiotics For Bipolar Disorder

In this post we’ll be exploring the role probiotics play in managing bipolar disorder. What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are live good bacteria that you consume. They help keep your body healthy and also working well. Probiotics are part of your body’s microbiome aka your “gut”. They play a role in helping as well as restoring …

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Benefits To Being Authentic

What Are Some Benefits To Being Authentic?

What are some benefits to being authentic? What Is Being An Authentic Self? Being authentic is to come from a real place within yourself. It’s when your actions and words align with your beliefs and values. Also, it’s not caring about what other people think of you, especially when you’re expressing your whole self genuinely. …

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Tips For Helping A Bipolar Brain!

Tips For Helping A Bipolar Brain!

What is a Bipolar Brain? Let’s explore the bipolar brain. Bipolar Disorder is a mental disorder marked by mood episodes. These range from manic highs to depressive lows. The exact cause of bipolar disorder is unknown. Factors such as genetics and environment play a role. Another important factor that may play a role in bipolar …

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How To Be "High Functioning" Bipolar?

How To Be “High Functioning” Bipolar?

What does “high functioning” bipolar mean? Does it mean that you don’t need help? Do you have less severe symptoms? Before we answer these questions lets learn about bipolar disorder. What Is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood. It causes shifts in energy, activity levels and focus. …

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How To Stop Social Media Triggers?!

How To Stop Social Media Triggers?!

Social Media is a big part of 21st century life. Using it has brought benefits to its users, however using social media has a lot of triggering effects like loneliness, anxiety as well as depression. Let’s learn how to stop social media triggers! What Is Social Media? Social Media refers to websites and also applications …

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Tips For Stopping Self-Hatred

What Is Self-Hatred? Self-hatred means that you don’t love yourself. It makes you feel like you’re not good enough. Also, it causes you to feel anxious and depressed. Self sabotage and other bad behaviors, along with not living the life you want happens when you don’t love yourself. What Causes Self-Hatred? Self-hatred comes from a …

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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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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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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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