Tag Archives: Mental Illness

When Panic Attacks Here is What You Can Do

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Symptoms of a panic attack include: Racing heart Shallow, rapid breaths Tunnel vision Sweaty palms Feeling faint Nausea, vomiting Fear of going crazy Crying Shaking, tremors Irritability Increased sensitivity to sound, lights, touch…

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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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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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Mentoring Is An Overlooked Resource For Fighting Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Mentors are a support system like no other, and I am wondering if they could be more powerful than any other resource being used today, when it comes to supporting people with mental issues, and their family and friends who … 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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Yesterday My Mental Computer Crashed….An Example of Bipolar Depression

Yesterday my brain was hacked by the wiring and chemistry that is  imbedded in my brain, and I could pay no ransom to a  hacker or call any help line to straighten out the problem.  I was completely disabled. I … Continue reading

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An Unasked Question Answered….A Surprising Gift From a Friend.

A friend’s guidance showed me my current purpose.  Purposes change over a lifetime. God sees the big picture of why we are here on earth, but we only see a chapter at a time as we amble through life.  I … Continue reading

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