Living Creatively with Moods

Purposeful Living Makes Us Stronger
September 16, 2017

Purposeful living makes us stronger – that is the conclusion of a study of people over the age of 50. We…

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Online Group Therapy – Bipolar 101 – Gina
September 15, 2017

Gateway’s Bipolar 101 – Online Group Therapy Last week we started the Bipolar 101 Group at Gateway Psychiatric, the second time…

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Supercharge Your Circadian Rhythms
September 11, 2017

Why a post about how to supercharge your circadian rhythms? The fact is that for a lot of us our bodies…

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Campfire – Online Support
September 10, 2017

Isolation.  Seems like we should have conquered that by now.  With all our high tech tools, friending, connecting and tweeting, how…

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Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery – Gina
September 7, 2017

Strength, Rock Climbing and Recovery I recently had a conversation with a client who started rock climbing. As a rock climber…

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Lower the Pressure
September 3, 2017

Lower the pressure to be more effective, tips on managing stress.

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Meditation
September 2, 2017

This is a quote from one of my patients which illustrates how profoundly a regular meditation practice can affect mood and…

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An Epidemic of Fatigue
September 1, 2017

Several of my patients reported odd changes in their sleep and  their energy level this past week, as though there was…

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How High is High?
August 30, 2017

We met a few days ago with one of our favorite people. She’s a writer and an artist and she has…

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Types of Anxiety
August 28, 2017

Types of Anxiety and Mood One of the most complicated questions we face working with people who have experienced depression or…

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When Is a “Good Mood” Too Good
August 24, 2017

The question of when is a good mood too good and what to do about it lies at the heart of…

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Finding Your Purpose in Life – Nancy
August 23, 2017

How to find your purpose in life? According to Victor Frankl, a psychotherapist who was imprisoned in concentration camps during WWII,…

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return to work
Return to Work
August 22, 2017

Successful Return to Work Return to work is an important step in the recovery process for many people with bipolar or…

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The Challenge of ADHD and Bipolar
August 17, 2017

Bipolar disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have overlapping clinical symptoms. Both disorders are associated with impulsive decision making, physical hyperactivity,…

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Increased Alcohol Use in US
Increased Alcohol Use in the US
August 14, 2017

A detailed and impressive study finds dramatically increased alcohol use disorders in the US in the past decade. Between 2001-2002 and…

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Fear of Catastrophe
Fear of Catastrophe
August 13, 2017

How to respond to the fear of catastrophe? Many people are having trouble getting to sleep these days. Fear of catastrophe has…

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Coming Out Proud – Disclosure
August 10, 2017

Coming Out Proud is the name of a program that was developed Patrick Corrigan to help people with a “mental illness”…

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Yoga Practice Five Reasons
5 Reasons to Start a Yoga Practice – Gina
August 7, 2017

Yoga can be an incredible tool in well-being and recovery, why not check out the five reasons to start a yoga…

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Elon Musk is Bipolar
Elon Musk is Bipolar – Twitter
August 2, 2017

Elon Musk is bipolar, according to a series of articles based on an exchange on Twitter. Responding to another tweet he…

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States of Mind and Task Planning
July 29, 2017

How can we think about the relationship between states of mind (moods, energy levels, focus, etcetera) and task planning? All of…

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