I often feel limited by bipolar disorder. I have to worry about medications every day. I have to sleep eight plus hours a night. I shouldn’t drink. I n…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, I’m so happy to announce that an essay I’ve been working on for a few years was published today in a literary magazine calle…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, Buddhist teachings say we need to change our minds to change our world. Years ago, I learned a Buddhist lesson that has stuc…
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Well darkness has a hunger that’s insatiableAnd lightness has a call that’s hard to hear.—The Indigo Girls, Closer to Fine Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader: S…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, I've been feeling low this past week. Not exactly depressed, but certainly not happy. I notice low moods when I stop wanting…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, When you have bipolar disorder and you’re going through an episode, you can only focus on one thing, which is getting back s…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, Sometimes I think about how being treated for bipolar disorder is the reverse of being an addict in recovery. For me, the ‘h…
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Hi Crazy Beautiful Reader, A few years ago, I thought I had effectively ‘beaten’ bipolar disorder. Because I’d lived locked inside the walls of my own …
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