Living With Bipolar Disorder

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.

Bipolar Disorder

Steve Wilson Shares His Journey Of Living With Bipolar Disorder

I had a very eye opening conversation with Steve Wilson on the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast where he shares insights into his own more than 50 year battle 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

Steve Wilson Bipolar Disorder

On episode #194 of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast I talk to Steve Wilson about his journey with bipolar disorder.


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.


  • 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


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 –

A Great Resource For Bipolar Disorder

If you’re interested in learning more about online therapy, I recommend checking out BetterHelp. They offer online therapy sessions with licensed therapists at an affordable price point.

As you know I’m a huge proponent of mental wellness and ensuring we all get the help we need when we need it. And of course, I don’t want you just to get any help I want you to get the right help so I am now sponsored by BetterHelp. 

BetterHelp is the world’s largest therapy service, and it’s 100% online.

BetterHelp offers a network of over 25,000 licensed and experienced therapists who can help you with a wide range of issues.

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With BetterHelp, you get the same professionalism and quality you expect from in-office therapy, but with a therapist who is custom-picked for you, more scheduling flexibility, and at a more affordable price.


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