Tag Archives: Therapeutic writing

Blessed or distressed? Bipolar and creativity

Bipolar people can get fed up with the whole creativity thing. There’s such an expectation that we’re all going to be “tortured geniuses” that if you don’t feel creativity is a part of your make up, you can almost feel … Continue reading

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Bipolarade: writing from the heart

When I started this blog, I had no real idea what I was going to do with it. I thought I might use it as a space to discuss my views on current affairs (to spare my Twitter followers my … Continue reading

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