Bipolar disorder is one of those things that we hear about and know very little about and what we may or may not know quite often is false and misleading. Living with bipolar disorder is something we’ve possibly heard of, but never really from the inside unless you know someone personally. For most of us it’s all hearsay.
Steve Wilson Shares His Journey Of Living With Bipolar Disorder
Steve is 74 years old and was diagnosed at the age of 22. While he stresses it has definitely been very challenging he has learned to manage his condition and has found some sense of peace with it and empowerment through learning to manage it.
He says it is not easy, but can be done with a little dedication and willingness to get help and work through the ongoing challenges.
Steve is not only a mental health advocate he is also a facilitates a men’s group helping others with mental health challenges.
He says leading the group has been the greatest gift and blessing in life for him.
Steve is also the author of Teetering On A Tightrope: My Bipolar Journey
On episode #194 of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast I talk to Steve Wilson about his journey with bipolar disorder.
ON THIS EPISODE
Steve shares candidly about what it’s like living with bipolar disorders. He talks about the challenges and shares how he has been able to manage it through various forms of medication and treatment that has been effective for him.
KEY POINTS OF LIVING WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER FROM THE PODCAST
- Bipolar disorder can be managed effectively
- you can still live a normal and productive life with the disorder
- being open to receiving help is the most important factor in treatment
KEY TAKEAWAY –
There are many myths, but the most important thing to remember is if you are open to getting help you can manage it powerfully.
To listen in to the entire episode click here –
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