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Conspiracy Theories and Mental Illness

I enjoy intellectual discussion and love to play devil’s advocate when debating someone who has very strong points of view. Even if I agree with someone, I like to see if they can defend their position. 366 more words


Bipolar Brain

Photo by contributor Matt Williams from Portsmouth, UK. In his late teens and early twenties he learned that he was living with bipolar disorder. He felt lost and in many ways existing or deluding himself rather than really living life. 131 more words


Me and purpose

The more I attend groups at this place name COVA, the more I discover about my true self.  I learn about my personality, my strengths, weaknesses, what I have to give to others, etc.   942 more words


For Dear Life

For the last four days, I’ve been taking care of my twin sister after her knee and wrist surgery. It’s amazing how exhausted I feel today. 240 more words

Personal History

Hypo-mania, the calm before the storm?

Today has been very productive. Especially considering I had barely any sleep (again) thanks to being hypo-manic. I got up at six, ate breakfast, showered, went to work early (and started for free, god knows why!) ran around doing anything and everything and had a massive clear out of my clothes, of which I had a LOT of (I still have 15 pairs of jeans..), I’m also going to circuit training tonight even though I have only just stopped ‘doing’. 215 more words

I Hate Being Broken

I feel like I am just hanging on the edge of breaking down. I feel so broken, little tiny minuscule cracks just waiting for that final tap to send me tinkling to the flow like the shards of crystal from a dropped wine glass. 185 more words


It's been a while!

Since my last post things have vastly improved, mood wise. I spent four weeks and four days on a psychiatric ward, after a very very low period and suicide attempt, before discharging myself. 196 more words