For people who have never attended group therapy, it can sometimes sound a bit scary. But there any many benefits!
We are so much more capable and stronger than we realize, especially at a time of feeling so weak.
Body Dysmorphia is a type of mental illness involving an obsessive focus on perceived flaws in appearance. In other words, it means a person will focus on something that may be negative regarding how they look, even if others aren’t actually able to see it.
Sometimes trying to manage your emotions can seem almost impossible.
We all wear masks at times, but some of us more than others. Just how many masks can a person wear? I suppose that all depends on the severity of one’s mental status. How do we know when the final mask has come off? Is there really any normality for us? In other words, can we distinguish what’s real and what isn’t?
As you have probably noticed, we have switched the site back to My Bipolar Mind. We will also be using Clever Thoughts so we can have the best of both worlds. My Bipolar Mind will focus on mental health issues, addictions, and feelings. We are doing this to reduce confusion and to help people who are facing any problems that they may need help with. We hope our followers will remain followers on both sites. We have been playing with ideas for My Bipolar Mind and we have come up with a few things that we hope you will enjoy.
Even though I was feeling blah I was still able to get a lot accomplished today.
All I ever wanted to do was show people they are not alone.
I am going back to ‘My Bipolar Mind’… The new site address will be mybipolarmind.com.
I am going to try list three good things, or positive things, that happened today no matter how small it seems. I cannot expect to feel better if I don’t try to make any changes.
1. Journal, Journal, Journal! Identify your stress points and write about them in a journal. Your journal doesn’t have to be fancy – the ritual of putting the pen to paper transfers all that mental energy out of your mind and parks it so that you can […]
Keeping A Gratitude Journal The Dictionary.com definition of Gratitude is: the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. Keeping a gratitude journal of positive experiences can help us remember the good things that have happened to us on our worst day. Even when we are having a […]
How To Counter A Negative Automatic Thought Automatic thoughts are the first things, or thoughts, that come to our mind when something happens. Sometimes, these thoughts happen so quickly we don’t even realize they are happening until the negative thought is stuck in our head, and then […]
Journaling & Mental Illness Journaling can be an important and beneficial factor in mental illness. It can help improve your overall mental well-being because it can create a healthy outlet to express your emotions. A lot of people that struggle with any type of mental illness, or addiction, […]
Preparing For Your Psych Appointment Most people don’t bother preparing for their appointments because either they don’t see the point in it, they think it’s a waste of time, or they think they already know everything they want to mention. But how many times have you left an […]
Creating a Self-Esteem Log Self-esteem is a big issue for many people. I know it is for me, always has been, and probably always will be. Baby steps are necessary, and the little things really do help. Creating a weekly self-esteem log can help build it up a […]
Keeping Your Mental Health Happy By: Samantha Steiner In order to maintain stability with your mental health, there are a few things that you need to do on a regular basis to keep yourself healthy in mind and body. I have put together a simple list of the things that I believe are the […]
Coping Techniques For Anxiety, Panic Attacks, PTSD, Etc… By: Samantha Steiner
My name is Gary. I have a severe social phobia called Paruresis, also called shy bladder syndrome. There are a lot of people out there with shy bladders, but Paruresis is much more serious, it is the inability to urinate anywhere outside of the home. It severely damages […]
Balancing a number of roles can be difficult, whether those roles are being a parent, partner, friend, employee, student, sibling, child or whatever else. At times, these different roles can compete for your time and attention. I have listed some tips and strategies here that you might find helpful. […]
A person with ADHD/ADD may have some or all of the following symptoms Difficulty paying attention to details and tendency to make careless mistakes in school, or work or activities; producing work that is often messy and careless. Easily distracted and frequently interrupting ongoing tasks by noises or […]