Solitude 

​I'm an introvert but with anxiety issues, I tend to enjoy my solitude. The only issue is that with Bipolar Disorder, too much isolation can trigger an mixed or depressive episode. I need solitude to recharge especially after work or social settings but I know the importance of still engaging with others for my mental … Continue reading Solitude 

Physical and mental health 

​I've always enjoyed working out but I've learned to adjust my workouts according to my moods. Over the years I've learned to listen to my body and respond to what it needs. With Bipolar Disorder, I have seasonal patterns. More depressed in fall/winter and more hypomanic in spring/summer. Fall/winter is more yoga. My depressive episodes … Continue reading Physical and mental health