The Tail End of Hypomania

It’s always the last day or two of hypomania that are the worst for me. I usually last anywhere from four to 10 days, but I have gone longer. The problem toward the end is my inability to remain focused. I’m still jacked and have all this energy, but I can never figure out what […]

Hypomanic Again?

One always hopes that the previous hypomanic episode will be the last they have to experience. Sadly, BPD IS cyclical in nature, so this is generally an unrealistic expectation. People with bipolar disorder are deeply affected by their environment and the people with whom they choose to spend time. It is important to pay attention […]

Bipolar Disorder, Creativity and ADHD

Bipolar Disorder often takes too long to be recognized and diagnosed, or it is often misdiagnosed as something else. ADHD is one of the disorders people with BPD are often misdiagnosed as having. Another aspect of BPD frequently discussed is its connection to creativity and/or outside-the-box thinking. It is now believed and in many cases […]