Bipolar Disorder – Part 1

 I recently read an interesting account from someone describing what it’s like to have bipolar disorder, which used to be called manic depressive disorder. It is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and the ability to think clearly. The resultant lack of insight  compounds both its effects and the ability for the sufferer to get well. 

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What does success look like? (II)

American essayist, poet, and popular philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) was reported to have said –  said, “there is nothing capricious in nature”. You wouldn’t have the thoughts if you couldn’t achieve them.

Simply put, the loss of desire leads to the loss of action – “play it safe” doesn’t work. We all know that really. Remember, you can’t discover new islands without leaving the shore of yours. Only people who don’t do anything, don’t make mistakes – and was it a mistake to do nothing?

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