Bipolar Disorder Unmasked –
Candid Conversations about Mental Illness
To successfully live with mental illness, it is important to accept that the potential for relapse is a part of our reality. At the same time, accepting the potential for relapse does not mean you should focus on “not relapsing.” Instead, it is important to have a recovery focus.
Developing a recovery focus has two components. The first is to understand wellness is an process and not a destination; we must arrive over and over again. The second is to live in a constant state of recovery. A constant state of recovery means being intentional about self-care.
In this video, I talk about these two different components.
And in this video
, I talk about the perspective I have taken when it comes to relapse.
How do you understand relapse? Share these videos and get other perspectives.
As always, if you need immediate help call you doctor or 911. Some resources arenami.org and dbsalliance.org. I am sharing my thoughts from my lived experience and I am not a medical professional.
However I am yours in wellness,