Becky Wicks

Becky Wicks, Author at New Life Outlook

About Becky

Becky is an English literature and creative writing university student and passionate mental health advocate from South East England.

Diagnosed with bipolar I, she strives to battle against stigma through the written word, whilst devouring any book she can get her hands on.

See more of Becky's writing on her blog.

Becky's Work

Bipolar and Stress

Seven Calming Techniques to Help Cope With Bipolar and Stress

"Handling a stressful situation alongside coping with bipolar disorder can make it a lot harder." Becky shares her tips for coping with bipolar and stress.
by Becky Wicks on December 4, 2018
Mania Warning Signs

Recognizing the Early Warning Signs of a Manic Episode

It's important to recognize a manic episode in the early stages in order to limit its negative impact. Keep these early mania warning signs in mind.
by Becky Wicks on November 20, 2018
Talking About Bipolar Disorder

Talking About Bipolar: Having “The Talk” With People You Love

There will come a time when talking about bipolar with loved ones can no longer be avoided. Follow these tips to make it as pain-free as possible.
by Christian Morales and Becky Wicks on October 25, 2017
Bipolar Triggers

Understanding Your Bipolar Triggers

Bipolar can have a serious and long-lasting effect on a person’s life, and it is imperative that warning signs and bipolar triggers are carefully monitored.
by Becky Wicks on January 26, 2016
Therapies for Bipolar Disorder

What Are the Different Therapies for Bipolar Disorder?

Therapy may not be for everyone, but different therapies for bipolar disorder can help improve quality of life and change negative behavior for many.
by Becky Wicks on January 19, 2016
Bipolar and School

How to Manage School Life With Bipolar Disorder

Having bipolar causes stress for everyone diagnosed, however this stress is likely to be exacerbated if you have to balance school with bipolar symptoms.
by Becky Wicks on December 1, 2015
Bipolar and Exercise

Regaining Control of Your Life With Exercise

"A healthy lifestyle is one way you can manage your feelings and regain control of your life." Becky shares how to manage bipolar and exercise for therapy.
by Becky Wicks on November 3, 2015
How Your Hormones Can Impact Your Bipolar Disorder

How Your Hormones Can Impact Your Bipolar Disorder

Studies have shown that various events connected to fluctuating hormones and bipolar disorder can contribute to the onset or recurrence of symptoms .
by Becky Wicks on October 20, 2015
Bipolar and Communication 1

How Bipolar Can Impact Your Communication Skills

Having bipolar disorder has an impact on how you communicate with those around you, but there are steps you can take to improve your communication skills.
by Becky Wicks on September 30, 2015
Bipolar vs Depression

Similarities and Differences Between Bipolar and Depression

Misdiagnosis of bipolar as depression is common. Learn about the similarities and differences between the two conditions here.
by Becky Wicks on September 9, 2015
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