Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder When symptoms appear, are you aware of them? What are some of the signs? I sit here today knowing that when I go to a prolonged length of time, being tired and not getting a good night’s sleep, I get agitated. This agitation leads to other symptoms of my bipolar disorder, such as, zero tolerance. I …

Bipolar Melody

Bipolar Melody- Scene’s flash by, Is it life or memories? Life seems dream like, Dreams seem life like. Confusion? Misunderstanding? Bipolar. Life is confusing, Living a bipolar life can be devastating. Take a breath, Collecting the thought, Take control of the uncontrollable. Scenes flash by, Is it life or memories? Living with the memories of my life. Dreaming to make …

Seasonal

Seasonal- Does my mood change for a reason? Maybe it’s the season? Is there any reason to fear? I think this happens the same time every year. Living with bipolar disorder I and addiction, my mood changes with the season, then I know the summer is over. I need to come to terms with this fact. Even though I want …

Awakening

Awakening- What is an awakening? It is a breakthrough from the inside out. It is a breakthrough of walls and barriers that we create internally. What causes these walls and barriers? Fear. What causes the fear? In my case, it is acceptance. Why acceptance? Because living with my dual diagnosis of bipolar disorder and addiction to alcohol/drugs there is a …

Prayer

Prayer Pray- When change is needed. -Amen When the prayers are answered. -Amen Pray- When your own strength isn’t enough. -Amen Rely on God. -Amen Pray for clarity and open doors. To see where you are going. We all need clarity in our own journey. -Amen When your vision is clear and your prayers are answered. -Amen

Welcome

This is Jason Insalaco with Instinctive Bird. I would like to welcome you to my blog. I started Instinctive Bird November of 2011. In 1995 I was dually diagnosed with bipolar disorder 1 and addiction to alcohol and drugs. When I speak of recovery it is from the basis of my own diagnosis of mental illness and addictions. I am …