In this episode, Bailey discusses the connection between bipolar disorder and sensory overload (also known as hypersensitivity). She takes time to discuss research that she’s done on this topic and how it relates to personal life experiences that she’s undergone. Sensory overload affects many different types of people with mental diagnoses, more than just those with bipolar disorder. Bailey hopes that you’ll leave this episode with a better understanding and more empathy for those in the world around you.
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S3. Episode 14: How to Support a Loved One Who is Feeling Hypomanic – Show Notes
Tune in as host, Bailey Reber, explains to you what has been helpful for her when a loved one is trying to support her during a bipolar 2 hypomanic episode. Besides real-life stories, she also includes information found from trusted articles to help you better understand what you can do to support a loved one who is also diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder.
S3. Episode 13: This is What a Bipolar Hypomanic Episode Feels Like – Show Notes
In this episode, I discuss what it feels like in the midst of a bipolar 2 hypomanic episode. These hypomanic episodes are generally very specific to bipolar 2 disorder and therefore can be very confusing to those without this diagnosis. I truly hope to help those listening who have bipolar 2 disorder to feel less alone while tuning in. At the same time, I hope to leave those of you who do NOT have bipolar disorder feeling full of new information and insight on what their friends/loved ones may be going through.
S3. Episode 5: I am NOT Bipolar; I Have Bipolar Disorder – Show Notes
Tune in as host, Bailey, discusses the importance of not labeling yourself or others, but instead use People First Language when discussing your own or someone else’s mental health status. She hopes that you not only take away valuable information from this podcast episode, but that you’ll also be inspired to break away from any labels that you or someone else has placed upon you.
S2. Episode 14: That’s Not Me, That’s Bipolar Disorder – Show Notes
Tune into this episode to learn about the “less popularly known” symptoms of bipolar disorder that many of those diagnosed deal with on a regular basis. Bailey talks about her own experiences with them, plus she’ll explain how what she learned in an article combined with changing a few of her behaviors has really strengthened her relationship with my life partner, Monish.
S2. Episode 12: Manic Spending Sprees – Show Notes
Tune into this very insightful episode as Bailey discusses the correlation between bipolar disorder and spending sprees. She’ll give you research-backed information found inside helpful articles as well as personal experiences that really help showcase the real issue here. You’ll leave this episode with a better understanding of those working on managing their bipolar disorder as well as some ways you can help.
S2. Episode 11: Reckless Driving + My Bipolar Disorder – Show Notes
Also found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Tune in as I recount how my bipolar 2 disorder affected my driving record for the majority of my licensed years. Beware, I don’t hold back while discussing how the car accidents that I caused had a much deeper issue than me “just being a bad driver”. You’ll laugh, you’ll gainContinue reading “S2. Episode 11: Reckless Driving + My Bipolar Disorder – Show Notes”