Managing expectations

Here are the perfect ingredients for a bipolar recipe: Depression keeps you sad because you’re stuck in the past. Anxiety begs you constantly to worry about the future. And baby, mania is just a euphoric dreamland where you don’t sleep. Managing expectations of yourself and of others doesn’t eliminate any of these symptoms but at…

Having faith & grace

Losing hope is so easy. I’ve spent so much of my life listening to myself and the friends in my head beating me down. They tell me that the depression and anxiety would never end, and all my efforts were simply worthless. Yet those thoughts hold so much truth; reality has justified and cemented those…

So they said I didn’t look bipolar

Welcome to Light Project Stories. Chasing Yarn had a good run but it’s time for a new adventure. This is a voice for you – for my survivors and strong souls who continue to persevere and manage their own mental health every day. This is for the families and the friends who want to find…