S5. Episode 3: How to Manage Bipolar Disorder; Bailey’s Way – Show Notes

Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible, and YouTube. Tune in as I discuss both what medical professionals recommend doing to help manage bipolar disorder as well as what I personally do that helps me manage my bipolar 2 disorder. I hope that sharing both the research as well as what works best for me will inspire youContinue reading “S5. Episode 3: How to Manage Bipolar Disorder; Bailey’s Way – Show Notes”

Indian Pre-Wedding Rituals: An American Perspective as an Indian Bride

Before I begin, I think it’s important to mention that while I was born and raised in the United States, my (now) husband was born and raised in India. When we were in our early stages of dating, we began to talk about marriage as we both knew from day one that we would spendContinue reading “Indian Pre-Wedding Rituals: An American Perspective as an Indian Bride”

S5. Episode 2: What I Learned About My Bipolar Disorder While Traveling Abroad – Show Notes

Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible, and YouTube. Tune in as I reveal what I learned about my bipolar disorder while traveling abroad and spending 6 consecutive weeks living in India. I get vulnerable and tell you the mistakes I made, while also discussing the solutions that I’ve come up with in order to help myselfContinue reading “S5. Episode 2: What I Learned About My Bipolar Disorder While Traveling Abroad – Show Notes”

Mehndi Ceremony: An American Perspective as an Indian Bride

My husband was born and raised in India and I was born and raised in the United States. When we were in our early stages of dating, we had already begun to talk about marriage as we both knew from day one that we would spend the rest of our lives with each other. So,Continue reading “Mehndi Ceremony: An American Perspective as an Indian Bride”

S5. Episode 1: The Importance of Learning to Be Flexible in Life & Embrace Change – Show Notes

Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible, Google Podcasts, and YouTube. Welcome to Season 5 of Distressed to Joyful; Bailey’s Way! Tune in to learn what this new season of the podcast will bring. Additionally, I discuss why it is important for us to learn to be flexible and embrace the changes that life may bring. AsContinue reading “S5. Episode 1: The Importance of Learning to Be Flexible in Life & Embrace Change – Show Notes”

Paris Trip: Day 1 (Part 2) – Meeting Our Paris Family & Exploring Paris at Night

After landing in Paris at the Charles de Gaulle Airport, we were promptly picked up by one of Monish’s cousins, Prerena. A little backstory: Monish’s aunt and uncle moved to Paris a couple decades ago, and proceeded to have six children. Due to being born and raised in Paris, all six of his cousins speakContinue reading “Paris Trip: Day 1 (Part 2) – Meeting Our Paris Family & Exploring Paris at Night”

Paris Trip: Day 1 (Part 1) – Traveling to Paris, France from Houston, Texas (March 13, 2023)

I’ve dreamed of traveling to Paris for as long as I can remember… I even took French language courses in high school while most kids took Spanish (a much more useful language to learn as Texas has a lot of hispanic culture) because I hoped to one day get to explore the magic of ParisContinue reading “Paris Trip: Day 1 (Part 1) – Traveling to Paris, France from Houston, Texas (March 13, 2023)”

S4. Episode 15: Bipolar Rage is a Real ‘B’ with an Itch – Show Notes

Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Audible, Google Podcasts, and YouTube. In this episode, I get super vulnerable about my own personal experiences with bipolar rage – how they make me feel and behave along with how they affect those around me. Additionally, I read an article that further validates how I’ve felt while also pointing outContinue reading “S4. Episode 15: Bipolar Rage is a Real ‘B’ with an Itch – Show Notes”

India Trip: Day 8 – Shopping in India and Buying My First Saree

Upon waking up this morning, I went downstairs to find Mom and Dad both awake, despite the early hour it was. Dad invited me to go on a walk with him, which I excitedly agreed to! I quickly got ready and we made our way over to Akota Garden – a beautiful public park thatContinue reading “India Trip: Day 8 – Shopping in India and Buying My First Saree”

S4. Episode 14: You Caught Me – I Lied – Show Notes

Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Audible, Google Podcasts, and YouTube. Tune in as I recount a conversation that I had with someone I know who also has bipolar disorder and the epiphany that came from it. This important conversation made me realize that I’m not the only person who has lied to a psychiatrist or therapistContinue reading “S4. Episode 14: You Caught Me – I Lied – Show Notes”