Pregnancy and Bipolar

So this is a pretty patchy subject, to begin with it’s discussed whether people with Bipolar should even have children at all. Is Bipolar hereditary? Will a woman be able to cope with a baby when they have so many other issues going on? My answer to this is absolutely, why not? Having a child…

Can I still have a career?

Some of us have a burning desire to have a career whilst some of us are happy with just a job, but can you really have a career with a mental health illness. It makes it tricky, yes but it’s not impossible. It all depends on who you work for, if they are understanding about…

Maintaining your relationship

Maintaining a relationship as a perfectly healthy couple is hard, there is no two ways about it you have to work and put in the effort otherwise it crumbles. Now maintaining a relationship when one of you has a mental health illness is damn near impossible but yet so many of us manage to do…

The death of a loved one

The death of a loved one can be one of the most difficult times in a persons life, no matter how old they are. However, when you have a mental health illness it can be seen as a “trigger”. The thing to set you off on this journey of destruction but it is always a…

Teenage Moodswings?

When your a teenager, your meant to have moodswings, right? It’s all part and parcel of being at that age, your almost expected to have them just like when you were a baby and went through ‘the terrible twos’. But how do you differentiate teenage moodswings from a serious mental health illness. Well the truth…