7 Strategies for Living and Coping with Bipolar Disorder

My name is Sharon Chisholm, I live in Australia and I am a mind health coach, advocate, writer and speaker. Fourteen years ago, at the age of 32, I moved from England to Australia.  A year later I was married with a new baby and my life was completely different.  When my daughter was a year old, I was diagnosed with clinical depression.  It’s been a very long rollercoaster journey of ups and downs since then, culminating in me being re-diagnosed last year with bipolar disorder.  The new diagnosis was the missing piece of the puzzle and explained so much of my misunderstood behavioral patterns over the years.  I’m now doing much better and am managing my life and my health well on a day to day basis. RELATED: Managing Your Business When Dealing with a Personal Crisis For me personally, medication has always been the starting point, because without it

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