Medication Compliance

What does medication compliance have to do with mental health? In my situation it’s crucial in my stability of life, living with bipolar disorder. I’ve been living with bipolar disorder for over 20 years. I wasn’t always compliant with a medication regiment. Why? There’s a couple of reasons for this. In 1995 when I was diagnosed and was released from …

Freedom is Love

In the center is peace, It pumps life. Life can pull you in many directions. Follow the pull inward. Get in touch with your inner self. Feel the pain of sorrow, Feel the joy of happiness , Follow the peace. It starts from the center, Moving outward towards freedom. Freedom is love.

Thankful

Thankful- Life moves fast. Time to slow it down. To reflect on my journey and see where I’ve been. I’ve been to hell and back, in purgatory I had a home. Never really free, Never the true me. Didn’t really think that the suffering would end. That my soul and body would fuse back together and mend. Over time my …

Positivity

Positivity- Will make your journey happen. I try to be around and listen to positive people, but sometimes that can be difficult. In my life I try to be creative in ways to share a positive story of recovery. Positive and negative things happen every day in life. It’s how we react to them and show the world how we …

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 …

Focus

Focus- Looking at today, Was it good? If not, Why? Was there focus? I lose focus under distractions. Distracting me to lose my focus. Why? The power of God has my focus. Under that focus comes peace. Peace is God. God is peace. Anything else is noise. In that noise comes trouble because my purpose becomes polluted. Peace, joy, and …

Stability in Recovery

Stability in Recovery- When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder type 1 and addiction I hoped for a stable life. Hope is an expectation of fulfillment. My new life with this dual diagnosis started in April of 1995. The first seven years of this new life was like an uncontrollable tidal wave. I was up, down, and all over the …

Break

Break- When there’s a break in time, what’s in store? There is some kind of lesson, I’ve learned that before. The situation will present itself, it’s behind the door. Open the door and see the prize, it’s what you’ve been waiting for. Put your worries aside, the lesson will be over soon. If the lesson leaves you in the dark, …