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Finding My Purpose | International Bipolar Foundation

I’ve always been extremely hard on myself. I think those of us who struggle with depression frequently are. I know that I have a tendency to compare …

Relaxation Techniques For Bipolar Disorder

Introduction<p>In my previous article I discussed relaxation techniques for depression. In this particular article I will describe relaxation techniques …

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Bipolar Disorder is a Curse That Became my Gift

Having been diagnosed with bipolar disorder over 15 years ago, I considered that my life was inevitably doomed and I would succumb to the same fate …

Mental Health

I Do Have Bipolar Disorder! I’m Not Lying: A Letter to Doubters

<i>By Julie A. Fast</i><p>We spend a lot of time talking about people accepting the bipolar disorder diagnosis. There is another side to this story: People who …

Mental Health

17 rumors we've heard about Samsung's Galaxy S8, one of the biggest smartphones of 2017

Most recently, one of the most well known gadgets leakers posted an image of the supposed Galaxy S8, leaving very little to the imagination of what it could look like.<p>Check out what we've seen and heard about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8:

Phones

Longtime industry insider shares all there is to know about Samsung’s Galaxy S8

We’re used to seeing plenty of Galaxy S rumors this time of year, but there’s always one report that stands out, and it comes from a source who has …

Phones

Sensitivity & Bipolar Disorder—AM I TOO SENSITIVE?

I’ve always been told that I am sensitive, emotional and stubborn. I don’t know if my hypersensitivity as a constant in my life is a good thing or a …

Mental Health

Demi Lovato's Bipolar Disorder Made Her Want to Help Others

Maybe you think Demi Lovato has it made. Today her fifth album, <i>Confident</i>, was nominated for a Grammy. But last week, in a new interview with <i>People</i>, Demi Lovato's bipolar disorder was front of mind for the actress and singer. Instead of using fame as an opportunity to adopt pet monkeys (ahem, Justin …

This TV Actress Opened Up About Her Suicide Attempt

Shama Sikander<p><b>Shama Sikander</b> was absent from the small screen for a very long time, before making a comeback with her short film, <i>Sexoholic.</i> The …

Carrie Fisher was a 'bright light' for people struggling with bipolar disorder

Carrie Fisher was a powerful force for lifting the stigma against mental illness. The beloved "Star Wars" actress, who died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack, was courageously open about her lifelong troubles with bipolar disorder, depression and addiction.<p>In her last "Ask Carrie Fisher" …

Carrie Fisher Spoke Fearlessly About Living with Bipolar Disorder

“I don’t want to be a victim.”<p>Hollywood legend Carrie Fisher has died, and her status as an icon doesn't stop with her success on screen. Carrie wasn't just special because of her incredible role as Princess Leia in <i>Star Wars</i>, inspiring millions of young girls to make like their favorite space …

9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens we don’t know which way to turn or what to …

3 Simple Steps to Success

Think back to your last vacation and what made it possible. It started with dreaming about the places you might go, then selecting the destination, …

Motivation

5 New Year's Resolutions That Will Help You Build Mental Strength In 2017

Losing weight, going to the gym, and getting healthy are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions. But, the sad reality is, most people will fail to meet their goals. Research indicates only 8% of people make their New Year’s resolutions stick.<p>The biggest reason people fall short of their …

4 easy ways to improve your mental health this year

Psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos shares her tips<p>When it comes to taking care of ourselves, most of the focus is on our physical rather than mental …

Life With Bipolar: Why Am I So Restless?

Bipolar disorder management is a process and recognizing that “restlessness” is part of the illness helps to counteract the symptom<p><i>by Julie A. Fast</i><p>I …

Depression

How to Do Aerobics

Broadly speaking, aerobic exercise requires you to work out your large muscle groups like your arms and legs. By raising your breathing and heart …

Exercise

At-Home Cardio — No Running Required!

You don't need any equipment to get your cardio on. Heck, you don't even need to run to get your heart rate up. With this workout, you can burn major calories in your living room with 20 minutes of cardio.<p>We provide modifications for all the exercises, so if you're new to working out, we've got you …