Some songs about mental illness

Recently I posted some songs on Facebook and Twitter, I called them, “The Official Song of Depression”, “The Official Song of Anxiety Disorders”, “The official Song of Bipolar”, and “The Official Song of Schizophrenia”. Songs speak to us in a way that words alone can not. There are many go-to songs that have helped me… Continue reading Some songs about mental illness

10 easy Ways to Manage Bipolar and Depression. Tips from a Pro

Originally posted on Bipolar First Bipolar Together:
HA. I’m not a pro. Just trying to have a “catchy” title. Are you expecting a sarcasticky satirical piece about how obnoxious helpful advice is? Well I hate to throw you all off (actually I think that’s fun HA) but this is actually going to be helpful advice.…

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a type of therapy that targets “Thought Distortions”. (DBT, which I have written about before is a specialized form of CBT) I find CBT to be useful when I find myself sliding down into depression, or winding up into anxiety. (I’m not so self-aware regarding mania) By using CBT, I can change my… Continue reading Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)