Acting Manic to Avoid Mania

I know. Acting manic to avoid mania makes exactly zero sense, right? It makes no sense and makes perfect sense all at the same time.

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Confessions of a Formerly Toxic Person

I used to be toxic. I was a train wreck, a flying monkey, and a whole three-ring circus all by myself.  It took me a lot of years to recognize my toxic traits because it’s easier to deny, deflect, and project rather than accept, admit, and own. The key word is formerly. I changed.

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Health and Mental Health: We Have Problems and Are Adding More.

Mayday. Mayday. We’re going down. All of you know I have several mental illnesses including bipolar disorder. I also have several physical illnesses including an undiagnosed illness. As my list of troubles keeps growing, I’m exhausted, frustrated, angry, and fed up with all of it. My health and mental health are going south.

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