Category Archives: depression

My Life Started When I Almost Lost my Life — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

Please read about James’ courageous battle with mental health and its dire consequences. How much pain that I put my mother threw on a daily basis. The people no longer a part of my life. How I could not remember … Continue reading

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The Power of the Pen/Writing To Heal

We all write for different reasons.  There are as many different reasons to write as there are writers.  I’ve been writing off & on my whole life.  But I didn’t give it any real merit or take it seriously until … Continue reading

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New Year and Depression

As the end of the year approaches, we all tend to reflect on what has happened over the course of the year.  I want to go back a little further than that. In May of 2017, I came out of … Continue reading

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Depression-No One Is Immune

*I’ve written about depression and Mental Illness previously.  I continue to speak out about this to help overcome the stigma attached to it.  No One Is Immune.  Please read.  You may just save a life.   There was a time when … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Day September 10th

Today is Suicide Prevention Day.  Be there for someone.  Listen. The Hotline # is:  1-800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 

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10 “Harmless Things” You Say That Hurt Me: Mental Health Awareness

Originally posted on Uncustomary Housewife:
I’m letting my heart spill out through my keyboard… metaphorically, of course, and I’m offering it all to you. Today, I’m going to talk about my mental health. This is something that I’ve worked to…

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Yesterday’s Weight

  She handles it carefully gently The feather down and gossamer layers cradle it She’s unpacked Yesterday The weight almost comforting As it settles on her shoulders Copyright © 2018 Penny Wilson *My upcoming move has made me reflect upon … Continue reading

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