2 Things that Helped My Bipolar Disorder Recovery

Rudy Caseres here. And I’m going to try to do this video with this rainbow still in the background. And what I’m going to talk about is there’s two things that really have helped me get through my recovery. And the number one is to not let bipolar limit me and not be able to achieve my goals. It may […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Self-Stigma: What is It? | HealthyPlace

Hey guys. It’s Hannah. Self-stigma and bipolar disorder. What is self-stigma? Self-stigma is the bias and negative judgement that we impose on ourselves. If I describe it, it’s almost like looking in a mirror and there are all these negative words and beliefs that surround the mirror. And slowly, over time those negative beliefs start to warp your self-perception, your […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Relationship Patterns | HealthyPlace

Hey guys! It’s Hannah. Relationship patterns when you live with bipolar disorder. And I’m going to share my experience living with bipolar 2 in relationships and the patterns that I have seen personally. There are emotions involved from day one. So when you live with bipolar disorder, you communicate based off of your emotions. It’s our language. We gauge people’s […]

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Why People Don’t Talk About Mental Health

Hey guys. It’s Hannah. Thanks for tuning in. So, today we’re going to confront this question: Why is it hard to talk about mental health? Why is it hard to come forward about a diagnosis of bipolar, about a diagnosis of depression, anxiety or any mental health condition? And I came forward about my diagnosis of bipolar 2 a couple […]

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What Does a Person with Bipolar Disorder Look Like?

Hey guys. It’s Hannah. So I came out outside today. It’s lunch time. It’s a busy time. I’m looking around and I just randomly thought like: Out of all of these people, one out of five people have a mental health condition. So like 15 people are bound to have a mental health condition here – bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia. […]

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Finding Role Models with Bipolar Disorder

Hey guys. It’s Hannah. When I first got out of the mental hospital and received a diagnosis of bipolar 2 disorder, one major challenge that I faced was finding role models. People with bipolar disorder who lived great lives and who were successful. Because when I left and the years right after, I felt like I couldn’t find any hope […]

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Hurtful Misconceptions about Bipolar Disorder | HealthyPlace

What’s up, y’all? It’s Hannah. Hurtful misconceptions when you live with bipolar disorder and the media. Okay, so obviously the media is not our best friend. It is but it isn’t. And they give a negative portrayal, especially of bipolar disorder, in the news and movies. And it’s so important that, for our own mental health, we stay away from […]

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After I Disclosed My Bipolar Disorder

Hey guys, it’s Hannah. First up, I hope you’re having an awesome summer so far. I’m having a great summer. It’s really humid here in the deep south. I’m five minutes away from my face just completely melting off. But it is so important for you to know what my life looked like prior to this image you see and […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Feeling Things So Deeply

What’s up, y’all? It’s Hannah. Life with bipolar. Emotional extremes. And what it’s like to feel everything so deeply. A quote that sums it all up: “It is a blessing and a curse to feel everything so very deeply.” There is so much truth in that. We are built off of emotions and feelings. It’s how we communicate. It’s how […]

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Bipolar Disorder in Women:

Hey guys, it’s Hannah. Being a woman and living with bipolar disorder. Okay! So I know both men and women face challenges when you live with a mental health condition but some of them are very different and they do pertain to our gender. So all you men out there, please comment below or do a response video and share […]

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