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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
Therapy may not be for everyone, but different therapies for bipolar disorder can help improve quality of life and change negative behavior for many.
Having bipolar causes stress for everyone diagnosed, however this stress is likely to be exacerbated if you have to balance school with bipolar symptoms.
"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.
Studies have shown that various events connected to fluctuating hormones and bipolar disorder can contribute to the onset or recurrence of symptoms .
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.
Misdiagnosis of bipolar as depression is common. Learn about the similarities and differences between the two conditions here.