Christmas Carols without Fireworks Displays

In light of the recent bushfires and out of respect for people who are suffering around Queensland and Australia, some of the fireworks for the 2019 Christmas Carols Gold Coast have been cancelled. Even New Years Eve fireworks maybe cancelled in Sydney as well, and there are suggestions that all the money be given toContinue reading “Christmas Carols without Fireworks Displays”

Sydney to the Sunshine Coast

After spending 1 week in Sydney visiting a family member who has “Alzeihmers” then we headed back towards home on a road trip again, this time heading for the Sunshine Coast in Queensland for a beautiful week spent at a tropical resort for some true “rest and relaxtion”. Once again, heavy smoke filled the airContinue reading “Sydney to the Sunshine Coast”

Holidays & Bushfires – Climate Change is in our own Backyard

I haven’t posted of late, not because I am having issues with by Bi Polar, but because i have been away on 3 weeks holidays!!! Yeah!! You might not be aware but “Australia is truly on fire” at the moment. Over the last 4 weeks we have had 100’s of bushfires around the Country. FromContinue reading “Holidays & Bushfires – Climate Change is in our own Backyard”

An Aching Body and Fragile Mind

When things start turning south and you feel an episode coming on, there are plenty of telltale signs that are like “early warnings”. Like when a thunderstorm is approaching, you can see it building in the distance, but as yet no thunder or lightening. It comes with time, practice and being aware of your ownContinue reading “An Aching Body and Fragile Mind”

Support network… family and friends

It’s important to have a network of support around you. People that can help you when times are tough. Not just medical support As in doctor or psychiatrist but close friends and family. Family and a small group of close friends who know about your disorder sometimes pick up on a change in your moodContinue reading “Support network… family and friends”

Is Bipolar Hereditary or Bad Lifestyle Choices

There is no signs of any form of mental illness going back through either side of my family. Plus I think the jury is still out within the medical industry as to why some of us get the disorder and others don’t. My personal opinion is that if you perhaps are susceptible to it, andContinue reading “Is Bipolar Hereditary or Bad Lifestyle Choices”

Depression and the jumbled thought processes

When you are suffering severe depression regardless of what form of mental illness you have, the fact remains it is so hard to describe your thoughts to anyone. Unfortunately now that I am well I can now clearly remember every negative thought and frustration I felt when severely depressed. Here is some examples: Waking upContinue reading “Depression and the jumbled thought processes”