Jay, Thank you so much for this insightful and life changing video. I share it with all of my readers. It was great fun writing a chapter for your book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bipolar Disorder. I share this book with all of my clients and readers as well. Mania is the most destructive of our episodes. Prevention is key- understanding is the first step. Thank you again for your work in the bipolar disorder world! Julie A. Fast
Here is basic info about bipolar disorder mania. It's MANIA 101! I've decided to label mania each time I talk about it. As you may now there are two levels of mania: hypomania and full blown mania. People with bipolar disorder II (two) have hypomania only. People with bipolar disorder I (one) have hyomania and the very dangerous and very life disrupting full blown mania. I have bipolar disorder two, but I'm one of the unfortunates- My type ...
Where will you be on July 4th this year? I'll be at Beulahland watching the World Cup of course! Will Hamez score? Will Los Cafeteros beat Brazil? Will Neymar fulfill his Brazilian prophecy? Will you be there? I hope so!
DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE GETTING THINGS DONE WHEN LIFE GETS TOUGH?
I know that I do! I was recently interviewed by health and lifestyle guru Dr. Lorraine Haataia, on the topic of how we can learn to get things done no matter what we are going through. She asked me about my own life around bipolar disorder and work and we then had an inspiring conversation on how the strategies in my book Get it Done When You're Depressed:50 Strategies for Getting Your Life on Track can help anyone who struggles with motivation (my views on motivation may surprise you!), getting started and follow through! I hope you find the tips helpful- and if you have read the book, the interview talks a bit more about my work process. Julie
PS: If you have read Get it Done When You're Depressed, how do you use the strategies?
Books: Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder Get it Done When You're Depressed Bipolar Happens! (Kindle) The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder Tips for Talking with Health Care Professionals
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