Tranquilizers and me

I’ve had problems with anxiety for my entire life. When I was diagnosed with bipolar, I was also diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Later I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I also have panic attacks, but I don’t quite meet the criteria for Panic Disorder. I don’t meet those requirements since the… Continue reading Tranquilizers and me

Victory Over Anxiety

I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), and GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). The last, generalized anxiety disorder is defined as: persistent, excessive, and unrealistic worry about everyday things often expecting the worst even when there is no apparent reason for concern. They anticipate disaster and may be overly concerned about money,… Continue reading Victory Over Anxiety

The Answer to Bullying

Originally posted on Bipolar Me:
“Being bullied is not a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up; it has serious long-term consequences,” says Stephen Luntz in an article, “Study Finds Bullying Affects Mental Health More Than Child Abuse” [http://www.iflscience.com/brain/price-bullying-measured]. Well, duh. But wait. Look at that title again. “Bullying Affects Mental…