S3. Episode 11: This is What Depression Feels Like – Show Notes

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.

S3. Episode 10: The Body Keeps The Score – Show Notes

Tune in as I discuss a difficult book that I’ve been reading about trauma and how I’ve been able to continue to do so without becoming triggered. The Body Keeps The Score by Dr. Bessel van Der Kolk is a fascinating book that helps the reader understand how trauma affects our brain, mind and body and how we can move forward with healing. This is NOT a book review episode and WARNING: it may be triggering to some.

S3. Episode 9: Nightmares & Trauma – Show Notes

Tune in as I discuss the nightmares I’ve been dealing with recently as well as the probable cause of them… I dive into the research that I’ve done on the topic of trauma and nightmares, and I also take some time to recount a few of my own nightmares with you. If you’re also experiencing nightmares, this episode will help you to not feel alone in this struggle while encouraging you to seek the help you may need.

S3. Episode 8: I Wish My Parents Would Have… – Show Notes

Tune in as I get vulnerable and deep about the things that I wish my parents would have done while I was growing up that would’ve been the support that I needed. As I have begun to open up about this topic more and more in recent times, I’ve learned that many other people have had similar situations with their parents…and I hope that this episode will bring about awareness to parents of school-aged children to help them avoid making some of the same, hurtful mistakes.

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.

S3. Episode 4: The Weather Affects My Moods – Show Notes

Tune in as Bailey discusses how the weather affects her mood. You may (or may not) be surprised about how much you can relate to what she feels. You’ll also hear important information that may be valuable to either yourself or someone you know. She hopes that if you’ve been feeling isolated around this topic, that you’ll leave this episode feeling less alone.

S3. Episode 3: The Changing of the Seasons – Show Notes

Tune into this episode of Distressed to Joyful; Bailey’s Way podcast to learn more about the significance of each color of season. You’ll also learn helpful information about depression and how you can help/get the help you need.

S3. Episode 2: Red is for Alcohol & Addiction Awareness (Part 2) – Show Notes

Learn more about the relationship between bipolar disorder and addiction struggles. Tune into the podcast episode to hear first-hand from someone who’s struggled with this or click check out the resources listed to do more research for yourself.

S3. Episode 1: Red is for Alcohol & Addiction Awareness (Part 1) – Show Notes

Learn more about the effects of consuming alcohol when diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Tune into the podcast episode for free to hear more details.

My 2021 Reading List

For the year 2021, I set a goal to read 15 new books once again as 15 was my goal last year that I didn’t quite hit… I came so close again this year by finishing the year with a total of 14 new books read! While I tend to be an over-achiever, not reachingContinue reading “My 2021 Reading List”