15 Things that Having Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Anxiety Taught Me in 2018

IN 2019, REMEMBER... Have patience with yourself. You are doing the best that you can with what you have. Take advantage of periods when you are the most stable and get things done. Do not beat yourself up during periods where you are the most unstable. Remember that this is an illness, and it is … Continue reading 15 Things that Having Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Anxiety Taught Me in 2018

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You Survived Suicidal Tendencies in 2018 (Fruit for Thought)

AND, I LOVE YOU. ❤  STAY TUNED for my next blog, sharing my own story on this very topic. - Until next time! ————————————————————————————————————————— R.K.B. is an award winning self-published Author, Poet and Entrepreneur from Detroit, Michigan. Visit her website to learn more, and stay updated on her upcoming works and events: http://www.intomywoods.com !

Anxiety Has Fucking Lied to You (advice for every day)

Today is the first day that you will stop letting your anxiety make you believe that you need to make everyone happy, attend every function, finish every chore/goal/task/homework assignment at the same time, lose 50 pounds and be a perfect you. Today is it. Stop this shit. Start stopping today.  Love you. ————————————————————————————————————————— R.K.B. is an … Continue reading Anxiety Has Fucking Lied to You (advice for every day)

Got Goals? From Social Media to Actual REAL LIFE

I hate to bring social media to my blog! But, I promise, it is for good reason. Something just placed this on my heart really heavy to share with you all. In my last blog, I talked about "to-do," lists, mainly for a Bipolar person, like myself. However, all people can take something from this, … Continue reading Got Goals? From Social Media to Actual REAL LIFE

A Bipolar’s Path to Healing – Our “To-Do” List for Life

Even if you are not Bipolar like me, suffer from a mental illness or are in any kind/form of health treatment like I am, I truly believe that self-reflection is key to survival, and vital to having true fulfillment in our lives. My next appointment is tomorrow with my therapist, and I aim to come … Continue reading A Bipolar’s Path to Healing – Our “To-Do” List for Life

{WATCH THIS} Cecilia and Schizophrenia – MindFULLness 101

Schizophrenia is an illness that I, personally, am still learning about.. BUT, for ages it has been ridiculed, and those who suffer from it are often times misunderstood, shamed and abandoned by their family, friends and society. LET'S DO BETTER. WATCH AND LISTEN TO HER STORY BELOW.  (*Click the Link!*) https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1170316896403622&id=591976210904363 #MENTALHEALTHMATTERS Until the next … Continue reading {WATCH THIS} Cecilia and Schizophrenia – MindFULLness 101

“Podcast of the Day: To Meditate and Better Manage Your Mental Health”

If you are looking for a convenient way to escape crappy mainstream radio, meditate, calm down, relax your mind, self-reflect, learn and all the while be entertained, I will ALWAYS recommend listening to podcasts. Right now, I am subscribed to almost 100 podcasts and I absolutely love them all. It is probably one of my … Continue reading “Podcast of the Day: To Meditate and Better Manage Your Mental Health”

LIVING IN THE MOMENT – Being Present With Bipolar Disorder

99% percent of the time, I am NOT HERE. I may be looking you dead in the eyes during a conversation, dancing at a party, laughing at somebody's bad joke, or in the middle of sex with (who knows, really Lol) at night. But, I am not there. I AM NEVER HERE. My body exists … Continue reading LIVING IN THE MOMENT – Being Present With Bipolar Disorder

Tis’ the Season – Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). The holidays are always bad for me. It's my favorite time of the year, and yet, I always struggle to enjoy it. As I learn more about my mental illness, and about myself, I am still trying to come to grips with what causes me to feel … Continue reading Tis’ the Season – Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays

“You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)

© Since December 7, 2016 (All Rights Reserved). I remember when I was at CVS, ringing up a customer during my shift and my heart started racing - beating out of my chest, out of control. I got hot, sweaty, nervous, paranoid, agitated and could not stand or sit still. I started breathing deep, practically … Continue reading “You Trippin’, Trippin’:” Why Mental Breakdowns Are Not Funny (And How You Can Help)