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Bipolar Blog-Judgement regardless of who or what you do.

Bipolar Blog-Judgement regardless of who or what you do.

Have you ever felt at your wits end for the judgements people give you on a daily bases for being bipolar. A great deal of movies depicted the crazy person in the movie as being bipolar. Almost on a daily basis people refer to a person they see as “crazy” as Bipolar. Often they wake up and realize that I too am bipolar and then its an embarrassed, “oh Wendy I didn’t mean you”. Well people I am Bipolar, through…

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Bipolar Blog: Beauty Sleep.

Bipolar Blog: Beauty Sleep.

Sufficient sleep is known as on of the major physical necessities of maintaining good health. A scare I had shortly of insomnia reminded me of just how important sleep is. Sleep is a very important part of the life of any Bipolar Sufferer and moods can be judged by how much of how little sleep you are getting. When Manic or hypo manic, no or little sleep is needed for long periods of time. When depressed often people sleep too…

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Bipolar Blog: Death by Suicide.

Bipolar Blog: Death by Suicide.

Suicide is found over a large spectrum of People. 50% of all Bipolar sufferers Die by Suicide. Research has found that serotonin is low in people who commit suicide. People who start taking depression medication are prone to suicide as the depression gets worse before it gets better. It is a know fact that people commit suicide as the pain of living becomes too hard to bare. Pain can be depression, anxiety, feelings of unworthiness, It can be due to…

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Bipolar Blog: Mental Health/ Covid-19.

Bipolar Blog: Mental Health/ Covid-19.

2020 saw the emergence of a new virus which took the world by storm. People are facing this virus that took on the world every much like the cold war. With Covid -19 came new stresses, new heights of loneliness and anxiety. For Bipolar Sufferers coping skills for stress levels have be monitored to ensure mental health conditions don’t worsen. Checking in with family and friends would ensure that basic needs are met. On this list is emotional, mental, spiritual…

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Bipolar Blog: Discounted Books for the third Anniversary of My book: I have Bipolar, Bipolar isn’t me.

Bipolar Blog: Discounted Books for the third Anniversary of My book: I have Bipolar, Bipolar isn’t me.

March the 10th 2020 marks the third anniversary of my book. I have Bipolar, Bipolar isn’t me. If you don’t already own a copy, here is your chance to become an owner. Books will be discounted at 30% for hard and soft cover books for the month of March 2020. The soft copy will cost you R175.00 and the hard copy R245.00. These copies can be collected at 50 Soetdoring Avenue, Doringkruin, Klerksdorp. My Cell no is +27824158675. Should you…

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Bipolar Blog: Gratitude daily.

Bipolar Blog: Gratitude daily.

As with anybody the power of gratitude can improve your life. Be it small things that you feel grateful for or big things. Practising gratitude on a daily basis will improve your quality of life in all ways. Many years ago I read the book called the Secret and it made me aware of many ways to change my life. There was a story in there which I want to share today on gratitude. When waking in the morning before…

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Bipolar Blog: It’s a New Year.

Bipolar Blog: It’s a New Year.

It’s a new year time to start afresh. Time for taking a good look at all areas of one’s life and the lives of loved ones. Healthcare is an enormous part of a successful life and is also a part of your relationships and love life. It plays a great part in our emotions, our joy, happiness and every day lives. Health is paramount to having a successful career, ability to take care of us and our families. So if…

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Bipolar Blog: I am only Human after all.

Bipolar Blog: I am only Human after all.

Don’t put the blame on me. Today I am reflecting on the past ten years. Better years for me, with living with Bipolar. It took me a long time before I found ways of improving my life living with Bipolar. I took time to find nutrients and vitamins and natural sleeping pills I gave up taking anti- depression tablets. I went for alternative treatments and lived a fairly healthy way. After my success, I wrote a book, I have Bipolar,…

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Bipolar Blog: Bipolar & Weight Gain.

Bipolar Blog: Bipolar & Weight Gain.

Weight gain and changes to one’s appetite can be a Bipolar Symptom. It can also be a side effect from antidepressants. Medication can affect weight gain and varies from person to person. One can either gain weight or loss it. Weight gain can cause further problems for a person who already has little or no self esteem. Weight gain can be instrumental in people dropping their medication. Ways to eating healthier and exercising can be the answer. Having Bipolar you…

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Bipolar Blog: Bipolar and Negative thinking.

Bipolar Blog: Bipolar and Negative thinking.

Bipolar sufferers experience self doubt and negative thoughts become our hostage. Negative thinking needs to be controlled and is high on the things experienced by Bipolar Sufferers. Trying to enjoy thing to the fullest and be deserving is a must. The worst advice to give a Bipolar person is: To relax, to get over it. There are also people who say casually, you don’t look sick or did you take your meds? Some ways to Break Negative feelings are: Don’t…

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