eMoods Bipolar Mood Tracker Review

eMoods Bipolar Mood Tracker is the best tool to keep track of your Bipolar condition so that when you talk to your doctor he or she can tell if you are doing better or worse and if anything needs to be changed in your treatment plan. I’ve tried multiple ways to track my symptoms but most of them didn’t work for one reason or another. I’ve tried paper but that requires remembering to print or photocopy it each month and keeping it somewhere where someone doesn’t find it. I’ve tried just writing it down on paper but it inevitably gets lost… Read more

The Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 romantic comedy-drama starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher and Julia Stiles. Summary: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. Rated R 2hr 2min Silver Linings Playbook Review When I found out this movie was about someone with Bipolar I knew I wanted to watch it. Since I have Bipolar, I… Read more

NLP: Neuro Linguistic Programming

Neuro Linguistic Programming or NLP is something I just recently stumbled upon. It can be a bit confusing at first but it sounds like something I’d like to try and I wanted to share a bit about it.   What is NLP: Neuro Linguistic Programming? According to Wikipedia: Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s. […] NLP’s creators claim there is a connection between neurological processes (neuro-), language (linguistic) and behavioral patterns learned through experience (programming), and that these can be… Read more

Bell Let’s Talk Jan 25 #BellLetsTalk

Every year on January 25 Bell Canada runs a campaign to bring more awareness to mental health issues. It’s called Bell Let’s Talk.   Bell will contribute 5 cents to mental health related initiatives for every text message sent, and mobile and long distance calls made by Bell and Bell Aliant customers, every tweet and Instagram post using #BellLetsTalk, Facebook video view and use of the Bell Let’s Talk geofilter on Snapchat.  – Bell Although the campaign raises money for mental health initiatives, it’s main purpose is to spread awareness of stigma with regards to mental health. Do a quick… Read more

The Difference Between Angry and Mad

How many times have you heard people use the word angry and mad interchangeably (me included) when there really is a difference between angry and mad.   Difference Between Angry and Mad While there is technically a difference between being angry and mad, it’s not that big of a deal if you say you are mad when you mean angry, especially if you live in North America. Although I will be explaining a bit behind the meaning of the words, this post is about dealing with your anger as much as it is about the correct grammar. Angry and Mad… Read more

When Times Are Tough

  When times are tough mental health wise, I like to be near my husband. He is my rock, he anchors me to the real world when my mind prefers to drift off into an imaginary one. I don’t know where I’d be without him, I am so lucky to have him in my life. He is definitely my soul-mate if there is such a thing. What about those out there who don’t have someone there for them, supporting them unconditionally? I feel so sorry for them, I wish I could be there for everyone who is without a loved… Read more