Category Archives: Medical Profession

“Paper Tigers” Do Not Make Good Candidates For Friendships

The paper  tigers I speak of are people with varying degrees of Narcissistic Personally Disorder.  A Paper Tiger is usually someone who appears threatening,  but is ineffective when they are found out. I have known three who I have considered, … Continue reading

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Bipolar Anxiety or Bipolar and Anxiety

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme mood episodes ranging from mania to depression.  Anxiety can be a symptom of bipolar disorder as stated by Dr. Emil Kraepelin, back in 1921. …

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Be Proactive & Knowledgeable About Healthcare Insurance and Legal Rights

I recently learned a lot about problems that can occur between a doctor’s orders and a screening procedure. Questions need to be asked and answered at many levels that include insurance providers, both primary and secondary, and all billing departments … Continue reading

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How Do We Unpeel And Conquer Sucide?

I recently read about a businessman and politician in AZ who committed suicide this week. He was only in his mid 50’s. I felt compelled to write about depression and suicide after reading about his death. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Thoughts For A Newly Diagnosed Person With Bipolar Disorder

I think by the time a person receives their diagnosis of being bipolar they might be feeling overwhelmed. Figuring out what has been the cause of their experiences can be a relief, but there must be a million questions exploding … Continue reading

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A Small Mentoring Group Shares Memories of Robin Williams…And Their Own Struggles

I belong to a small group of ladies who all suffer from severe depression, are bipolar, or have a family member or friend with serious issues. We meet regularly and discuss whatever we need to talk about. Our recent meeting … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE REAL COST OF BULLYING CHILDREN

I wrote this a number of years ago and the message rings true today as well. I think bullying could be why some kids turn to drugs and end up overdosing. I think juvenile suicide is often linked to being … Continue reading

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