Life with Bipolar II Disorder

Life is a Journey

 
 

Anna Grace - My Life With Bipolar Disorder

Having struggled with my mental health for many years I finally decided that I wanted to use my experience to help other people. Originally I started this blog to process my recent diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder II however, I have become inspired to talk about my journey in the hope that someone might find it helpful. I hope you enjoy my mental health blog!

 

Being Self-Conscious

I, like many others who live with mental illness, have created a facade of confidence, especially when it comes to social media.

Travelling...

I’m sitting on the coach travelling to London. It’s a 3 hour journey because the M4 is closed and I’m not going to lie, I’m both...

Depression

Depression convinces you that you are alone and unworthy of anything, that is what makes it so isolating and so painful.

I Joined Youtube...

I started a youtube channel... if you can think of someone that it might help, please share it with them <3

Telling People about Bipolar

It's amazing that people are more able to talk about their mental health now a days, people are able to tell others about their anxiety...

Perfectionism

Perfectionism is something that I have particularly struggled with over the years, however, it's something that I didn't realise affected...

Stigma

Mental Health Awareness is a term that has become part of everyday discussion, it's amazing that people are trying to de-stigmatise...

A year in review

This time last year I was dying. I had a brain that was trying to kill me and a body that was failing. My mind was completely distorted...

That's...funny?

We've all heard the line that the funniest people are the most sad. This holds so much more weight than anyone gives credit to. Over the...

Friends and Family

Having a mental illness can be isolating, particularly if it can change you personality or social skills. However, I am lucky in the fact...

What's your favourite...?

Someone asked me what my favourite genre of music was the other day, and I didn't know how to answer the question. When you experience...

Why is it always me?

Over the years I have found myself questioning why is it always me? It felt like one thing after another was piling on top of me whilst...

Sick Day

Today, I have taken the day off work because I knew that I wasn't in the right place to go into work. When people think about taking the...

Myth Buster

Although Bipolar Disorder is a fairly common mental illness, it is not well represented. Many people believe Bipolar Disorder is someone...

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