Bipolar disorder and Anger: How to Cope

Bipolar anger has been defined by individuals living with the condition as impulsive, intense, and explosive. It causes people to act in ways they normally wouldn’t. While anger isn’t necessarily a symptom of bipolar disorder, studies show people with bipolar disorder experience intense anger and aggression.  Growing up, I recall several moments where my anger completely […]

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How to Calm a Panic Attack

The first time I had a panic attack, I thought for sure I was dying. I remember it all so clearly. My mom and I were arguing, both screaming at the top of our lungs. Next thing I knew, I was gasping for air and hyperventilating. My heart was racing and the room was spinning. […]

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Surviving 2019

It’s the end of 2019 and with the new year quickly approaching I’ve been spending time reflecting. I’ve been thinking about all of my accomplishments from this year. There’s one that stands out more than all the others; I survived. Since 2012 I’ve had at least one suicide attempt each year. 2019 was the first […]

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