This is a super easy recipe. I also add a cup of sweet potato, or kale or spinach. I fill glass 2 cup pyrex dishes and freeze for easy lunches or dinners later on. It takes very little effort to put together and it makes multiple meals 🙂 I got this recipe from ” The … Continue reading Moroccan Chickpea Stew
How do we keep connected to those around us when we’re struggling with the symptoms of our mental illness? How do we keep our relationships healthy as well as take care of our own individual health? How do I talk about my mental health without making others uncomfortable? How do we make meaningful connections? Is … Continue reading How do we stay connected?
During this stressful time, it’s even more important for us to take a breath, refocus, and find gratitude for the little things. Continue reading Grateful
Each year World Bipolar Day takes place on 30th March and this year members of the public across the globe are being encouraged to use social media … 7 things you need to know about Bipolar Continue reading 7 things you need to know about Bipolar
The holiday season can be difficult. Continue reading Holiday Blues
Traveling. Who doesn’t love to take a vacation from the daily grind? Unfortunately for many of us, traveling can be stressful. And a possible bipolar mood episode trigger that we may spend months recovering from. The packing, the planning, the crowded airports, the plane ride, the car ride, the sleep disruptions….and on and on. I … Continue reading Bipolar and the Nightmare of Travel
For some, autumn can mean beautiful leaves and fresh, crisp air; for others, it can spell the sad ending of the warm glow of summer. For those of us with — Read on http://www.bphope.com/bipolar-buzz/bipolar-life-fall-brings-more-than-just-a-change-in-colors/ Continue reading Fall Brings More Than Just a Change in Colors | bpHope.com
It’s been a VERY difficult 3 months. This last depressive episode has been a stubborn one. I’ve had two medications adjusted, changed some sleeping habits, made some attempts at getting more exercise and attended some group sessions. I’m slowly getting back to being me. Let me just say…I hate dealing with medication adjustments. This reason … Continue reading Getting better
One of the hardest things about having bipolar, for me, is dealing with the depressive episodes. My mania is usually mild in nature and affects my sleep and irritability levels more then anything else. But the depressive episodes are very disruptive. Medication changes can help but they are hard to manage. The trial and error … Continue reading The Depressive Side of Bipolar
The last month has been a challenge. I had a medication change that had the wonderful side effect of wanting to eat EVERYTHING in the house. It started out helping with the depressive episodes and irritability, but I was hungry all the time. In the end the side effects didn’t outweigh the benefits. Which means…back … Continue reading Can’t focus.Can’t sleep.What can you do?
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It’s not just about giving them something sweet. — Read on http://www.huffpost.com/entry/baking-for-others-psychology_n_58dd0b85e4b0e6ac7092aaf8 Continue reading Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People | HuffPost Life
…its time for World Cup soccer Continue reading Chocolate cake with a side of soccer