The “Upside” of Bipolar Disorder

“Why does everyone want to bring me down when I’m feeling so good?” The Lament of the patient with Bipolar Disorder. Mother’s words shook me to my core! The doctors diagnosed her Bipolar Disorder when I was in high school. I remember the days, which turned into weeks and months when she was too depressed […]

The Lasting Impact of Childhood Abuse

Early Trauma Imprints A Child Into Adulthood I never really thought about being courageous when I was a child. My simple goal was to survive the days and make sure I didn’t do anything to endanger my mom. The threat I consistently heard during the years of my childhood abuse was: “Don’t ever tell your […]