In this episode, Bailey discusses what her relationship with her mother was like while growing up along with what it’s like today. She takes the time to go into detail about why she made the difficult decision to “take a break” from her parents. Additionally, she opens up about how other people have reacted when she’s been asked about her parents and how their reactions have made her feel. She hopes to enlighten you with a new perspective and equip you with better ways to react if someone were to open up to you about a similar scenario.
I’ve heard of bipolar disorder, but what exactly is it? And how does it affect people? Join host, Bailey Reber, as she breaks down the details of bipolar disorder while encouraging those who are considering seeking help to do so. Learn what type of bipolar disorder Bailey was diagnosed with and options for success when choosing a psychiatrist for the first time.
Who in the world is this Bailey girl? What is this podcast actually about? And why should I take the time to listen to it?? Well, hit PLAY to find out for yourself! Join us as we learn all about our host, Bailey Reber, the motivate behind starting a podcast focused on Bipolar Disorder + Mental Health Awareness and how it can help you transform your own life!
Bailey takes the time to discuss the importance of Brené Brown’s “Shitty First Drafts” and how writing out her feelings has been incredibly beneficial to her. Additionally, she explains how taking the time to write out what she wants to say to someone when conflict is in the midst has helped save important relationships. She hopes that you’ll leave this episode feeling inspired and ready to try something new!
In this episode, Bailey speaks straight from the heart and discusses why she hated being in her family home while growing up. She takes the time to explain what she’s learned about herself from this, how it affected her into adulthood and why she’s dubbed herself the “queen of self-inviting”. By tuning in, she hopes to help those with similar pasts feel less alone and give parents of young children and teenagers a new perspective…
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.
Tune into the very first episode of Season 4 of Distressed to Joyful; Bailey’s Way to hear about the updates and fun, new things to expect throughout this season. Additionally, our host, Bailey, takes the time to discuss how un-alone we are in our struggles with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and a host of other mental health diagnoses. Mental health is a topic that is talked about a lot more these days, but the more awareness we can bring about it, the better.
Tune in as Bailey tells alllll about a recent fuck-up that she did along with the consequences that it entailed.. She hopes that you’ll be able to learn from her mistakes. After all, in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, “learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”
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.
Tune in as Bailey gets vulnerable and talks all about what her bipolar disorder depressive episodes have felt like over the years. She goes into detail on behaviors that she would often (and still sometimes does) engage in while depressed as a way to help those who have never experienced depression to better understand it. It’s also an opportunity for those currently dealing with depression or intermittent depressive episodes to hear that you are not alone.