Common Misconceptions about Manic Depression (Bipolar Disorder)

Gareth and I wrote this post to go along with his fundraising story for the Cardiff half-marathon as he raised money for Bipolar UK, a charity that gives an incredible amount of help and support to people with bipolar, otherwise known as manic depression. Suffering from manic depression doesn’t mean you have just ‘mood swings’.… Continue reading Common Misconceptions about Manic Depression (Bipolar Disorder)

Bipolar Disorder and International Self-Care Day

I wrote this post for #internationalselfcareday to share with Gareth’s justgiving page. He is running the Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money for Bipolar UK and for someone close to us with this illness. With some research, me and Gareth put together his justgivingstory to overturn some of the most common misguided stereotypes about bipolar disorder. As… Continue reading Bipolar Disorder and International Self-Care Day