Tag Archives: MBCT

Mindfulness for bipolar disorder: simpler than you think

I’ve been meaning to write this article for a long time. This is partly because I’ve been wanting to get round to sharing my experiences of mindfulness as a tool for bipolar self-management. It’s also because I quite regularly see … Continue reading

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Radical acceptance

Well into my twenties, I thought I would always be ill. Years of experience had taught me that the best I could hope was to have an acute mental health episode only every other year, rather than yearly. And the older I … Continue reading

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It’s good to talk, 2: where’s our support group?

It’s 1:45pm on a Tuesday afternoon, and I’m sitting in a West End theatre. The house lights are on, and the audience is slowly trickling in; a few people have come in pairs, but most people have, like me, come … Continue reading

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