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Symptom Monitoring– the first step towards change.

Now that you have some information and explanation as to why you experience inconsistent moods often, here’s what you can do to become more aware of yourself. Take a few minutes to write down what you experience when you are … Read More

The “Depressive” or “Low” phase

A person’s period of extremely happy or elated mood may be followed by another phase Characterised by a significantly and perpetually lowered mood. One may experience persistent sad, anxious, or empty mood– an overwhelming feeling of sadness and hopelessness about … Read More

The “Manic” or “High” Phase.

A person who is undergoing a manic phase may experience an abnormally elevated, euphoric, driven and/or irritable state of mood, ranging from a moderate to a high level of uplifted mood. When in an elevated mood state, one may experience … Read More

Living with Bipolar Disorder

Do you often find yourself to be called “easy to anger” or “touchy” or  “easily irritated”? Do you often undergo periods of extreme happiness and everything in life suddenly seems to be falling in place, followed by periods of extremely … Read More

Role of family in Bipolar Disorder

Role of family in Bipolar Disorder It is very hard for the families to handle someone with bipolar in a family. Family can manage it by following some rules. Family should always act normal in front of a bipolar patient … Read More

Why is Sleep Hygiene Important?

Why is Sleep Hygiene Important? Sleep hygiene is something very important in everybody’s life as sleep decides our day and has control over many things like our mood, health, concentration, etc. There is a myth that it doesn’t matter when … Read More

Living with Depression

Living with Depression One of the widespread myths regarding depression is that it’s merely a manifestation of sadness. Although melancholy is a common emotion among those who are depressed, it feels far more intense than the emotions that come and … Read More

Dealing with bipolar disorder: from the lens of the client

How should a person with Bipolar Disorder structure their day? According to me, having a routine plays a very important role in Bipolar disorder treatment. Routine helps you keep focused and to be active all day. In structuring their routine, … Read More