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Learning to live with bipolar

Rosie blogs about how she is now using her experience to help others.

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020 by | comments

Categories: Bipolar

The seeds of hope

Solange blogs about how gardening has helped her cope with her bipolar disorder.

Posted on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by Solange | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Art became my only healthy coping mechanism

Abbie has struggled with mental health for most of her life. She explains how important art has been to her.

Posted on Saturday, July 20, 2019 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Bipolar | Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

How I learnt to take pride in my sexuality

Modupe blogs about how growing up a country where homosexuality is criminalised damaged her mental health.

Posted on Friday, July 5, 2019 by Modupe | comments

Categories: Bipolar | LGBT issues

The challenges of being a mum with bipolar

Sarah explains how she manages her bipolar diagnosis while looking after her two beloved young children.

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Parenting with a mental health problem

Why we must protect people's rights at work

Karen blogs about how employers must stop discriminating against people with mental health problems.

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019 | comments

Categories: Work | Bipolar

A DJ saved my life

Rebecca's bipolar was difficult for her to deal with, but a DJ helped her through...

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by Rebecca | comments

Categories: Bipolar

The High and lows of my Bipolar

Paul talks about him getting diagnosis of Bipolar and his journey to figuring out what meant to him.

Bipolar disorder: what I wish someone had told me.

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017 by Eleanor Segall | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Gwens journey with Bipolar

Gwen talks about her journey with bipolar and what she has found on the way to help.

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Antidepressants | Bipolar | Depression | Exercise | Local minds | Mindfulness | Mania and hypomania | Cardiff

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Mae Gwen yn siarad am ei thaith gydag anhwylder deubegynol a'r hyn y mae wedi ei ddarganfod ar hyd y ffordd.

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Mindfulness

Running for my life

Rohan writes about running for Mind and his message to anyone with a mental health problem.

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Rohan | comments

Categories: Bipolar

My third marathon for Mind

In 2012 Sophie couldn't run 100 yards. On Sunday she'll be running her third marathon for Mind. Here she blogs on how and why she went about it.

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by Sophie | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Fundraising

Eating well when you're low

Catriona's tips on eating well when you're feeling low on energy and motivation.

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Catriona | comments

Categories: Bipolar

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Mae gan Charlotte anhwylder deubegynol, a seicosis ôl-enedigol profiadol a phryder ôl-enedigol ar ôl rhoi gene

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Charlotte Harding | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Bipolar | Hearing voices | Paranoia | Postnatal depression (PND)

Comedy for Depression

Vanessa tells us how she became inspired to co-organise Comedy for Depression

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Depression | Fundraising | Bipolar

Nailing Mental Health

Stephanie's attempting a world record to paint 6,078 people’s nails in eight hours.

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 by Stephanie | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Fundraising

A Beginner's Guide to Losing your Mind

Author Emily Reynolds blogs about her experience of growing up with bipolar.

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Emily Reynolds | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Bipolar and alcohol

Jonny vlogs on coping with bipolar and alcoholism.

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017 by Mental Health Selfies | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Drugs and alcohol

Starting my own business changed my life

Emma writes about living with Social Anxiety Disorder and Bipolar, and why she started her own business.

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017 by Emma | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Anxiety | Work

My symptoms of bipolar and being diagnosed

Steph blogs about her experience of bipolar and being diagnosed.

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016 by Steph Collins | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Mind podcast - Being a carer with bipolar

Bryony talks about the challenges of managing her mental health while being a full time carer for her Mum.

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016 | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Carers | Podcasts

Managing bipolar disorder and a PhD

Jeff blogs about his experience of bipolar disorder while at university doing a PhD.

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016 | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Gardening, mental health and my positive workplace experience

Gardening and the support of her workplace have helped Mary to manage her bipolar

Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016 | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Music, bipolar and my fundraising plans

Part two of Jonny's blog talks about how music has helped to manage his bipolar.

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016 | comments

Categories: Bipolar

My experience of bipolar disorder and being sectioned

In part one of his blog, Jonny talks about his experience of bipolar disorder and being sectioned.

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2016 | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Being diagnosed with bipolar

For World Bipolar Day, Lee blogs about being diagnosed with bipolar.

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Lee Burrows | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Centre Court for mental health

Oli Jones a professional tennis coach, and has bipolar. He’s part of the new face of sport...

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | comments

Categories: Exercise | Bipolar

Hearing voices with bipolar disorder

Katie, who has bipolar disorder, describes her experience of hearing voices when she is manic or depressed.

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by Katie | comments

Categories: Hearing voices | Bipolar

My battle with bipolar and medication

Ruth talks about her experiences with bipolar and how she came to terms with the diagnosis.

Posted on Friday, November 7, 2014 | comments

Categories: Bipolar

Jean Slater and her contribution to mental health awareness

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Media and TV

Mind podcast - Living with bipolar

Siobhan talks to Heart FM's Matt Wilkinson about living with rapid cycling bipolar disorder.

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Podcasts

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