I’ll probably come back to these stories at another time, I’m sure you get the picture by now. A few blogs back me and Elle were describing our first encounters with psychosis. I've put a link to my last blog on this above. I thought I'd like to come back to those stories and chat… Continue reading The Manic Elation (John)
Hello, hello we're back. There's been a wee absence from Elle and me recently. I've been busy with exams/work and Elle will explain her reasons when she returns. I return with an idea for a blog I had a couple of weeks ago. For the first time on this blog I'm going to issue a… Continue reading Never Alone. (John)
I don't generally follow 'celebrities with mental illnesses'; nor do I find myself asssociating with the '50 famous artists with bipolar disorder' etc. Bipolar disorder is often associated with creativity, for example, but we'd be sensible to hold this lightly. John has talked about this previously. The harsh truth is that many with bipolar… Continue reading Sometimes a bit of back-up helps….
I write this post with the notion of encouraging others to be open about their mental health. I decided to write a show about mental health after appearing on a platform last year where several comedians spoke about the issue. At the end of the night I was approached by a young man who was… Continue reading Positive Feedback (John)
Insight is fascinating. To have insight into our condition is a human endeavor for self-reflective people. I think Elle's last blog was (if you'll pardon the pun) highly insightful. Her thoughts and experiences regarding insight, while you are under the cosh of delusional psychosis, really chime with my own experiences. I too have experienced flux… Continue reading Further Insights (John)