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Views About Bipolar Disorder Improved By TV Epilogues

3 days 6 hours ago

An epilogue, or writing at the end of a work, with facts about bipolar could help decrease stigma and misinformation about the condition.   September 1, 2018, MORGANTOWN, WV—Adding an epilogue to a television show episode about bipolar disorder increases viewers’ positive views towards the disorder, a new study has found. American researchers had two...

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How to Stop ‘Shoulding’ on Yourself: My Advice to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

3 days 12 hours ago

We often compare ourselves to others and think we “should” be more like them, but we are all unique in our struggles and strengths.     Hi everybody my name is Lisa Acuña and I’m here with bphope.com vlogs. Today I’m going to be talking abut not “shoulding” on yourself. And when I say should...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Take Back Your Power and Master Bipolar’s Anger

4 days 6 hours ago

November 22, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 47 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Take Back Your Power and Master Bipolar’s Anger Being angry is never the issue. Anger is a completely normal—even healthy—emotion. But bipolar’s irritability and rage can be on another plane altogether. Unchecked, they can destroy relationships, cause issues at...

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Why Healthy Drinking Guidelines May Not Be So Healthy

4 days 6 hours ago

Researchers have found drinking one to two alcoholic beverages four or more times per week increases the risk of premature death by 20 percent.   St. Louis, Missouri, October 3, 2018—Drinking a daily glass of wine for health reasons may not be so healthy after all, suggests a new study from Washington University School of...

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3 Ways Managing Bipolar Has Drastically Improved My Life

4 days 10 hours ago

Managing bipolar takes a lot of hard work and dedication, but the positive effects in your life can certainly make it worth it.   Bipolar disorder is a genetic illness that affects a person’s ability to self regulate the mood. I’ve lived with the illness for …can you believe it… almost 40 years. Yikes! The...

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Pet of the Week: MISSY

5 days 9 hours ago

Missy is much more than a psychiatric service dog—she’s a devoted companion and best friend always there to offer comfort and love. Names: Ashley and Missy (dog) Missy’s Age: 9 years old First meeting: When she was 8 weeks old. Picked her up, then took her to training right away. Is Missy an Emotional Support Animal?...

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Life in Alaska is Like Living in a ‘Bipolar Land’—It Feeds My Moods with Two Extreme Seasons of Light & Dark

1 week 3 days ago

The changing of the seasons and Daylight Saving Time can cause sudden mood shifts and instability, but there are tried-and-true methods to stay stable.   In my mind, Alaska is a “bipolar” land, with its two extreme seasons marked first by an intensity of light during the long days of summer followed by long months...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Is Depression Affecting Your Work? Here’s Why You Are Not Alone

1 week 4 days ago

November 15th, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 46 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Is Depression Affecting Your Work? Here’s Why You Are Not Alone Research shows that people with high levels of depressive symptoms tend to perform poorly at work. How’s that for stating the obvious? It’s hard to function well when...

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Eat Within 10-Hour Window for Better Health

1 week 4 days ago

Scientists have found that restricting daily access to food to a 10-hour window could protect against obesity and metabolic diseases.   La Jolla, California, August 31, 2018—Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic diseases...

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Pet of the Week: MICHAEL

1 week 5 days ago

Michael is a loving companion to his owner who knows how to help her find comfort and companionship wherever she goes. Names: C.H. & Michael (Dog) Michael’s Age: 10 years old First meeting: 10 years ago Is Michael an Emotional Support Animal? No How does Michael brighten your day? Michael stays with me all the time...

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Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Your Physical Health and More? What You Can Do

1 week 5 days ago

Bipolar disorder is classified as a “mood disorder” in the DSM-5, but its impact on one’s physical health should not be overlooked.   This is Anja Burcak with bp Magazine’s bphope Vlog. Today, I will be speaking about bipolar disorder and how my condition impacts much more than just mood. It is clear that a...

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How to Get Rid of Bipolar Disorder Stigma: It Starts with You

1 week 6 days ago

Stigma is a primary contributor to the oppression and discrimination of those living with mental health challenges: but we can work together to overcome it.   Stigma stinks, and that is putting it mildly. There is just so much misinformation about mental health in the world that if I tried to count the number of...

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Karl Shallowhorn

4 Essential Tips to Master Working While Coping with Depression

2 weeks ago

While bipolar depression can make employment incredibly difficult, some simple tips can help you make it through every work day with success.   Hi everyone! This is Linea Johnson with bp Magazine’s bphope Vlog. Today, I will be speaking about depression and being employed: How to Make it Work. I’m going to share something personal...

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11 Simple Ways to Help a Loved One Living with Bipolar Disorder

2 weeks 3 days ago

Sometimes it’s the smallest things that make the biggest difference when helping a friend or family member with bipolar—from reminders to good morning texts.     In this article, we’re going to look at some simple techniques to support friends or loved ones with bipolar. Remember to ask before launching in with assistance. What one...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Why Talk Therapy is So Good For You

2 weeks 4 days ago

November 4, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 45 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Why Talk Therapy is So Good for You A good therapist can be a lifeline. What’s not to like about having someone listen closely to the thoughts, behaviors and situations that cause you strife—and then guide you toward real...

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Warning: Artificial Sweeteners Have Toxic Effects on Gut Microbes

2 weeks 4 days ago

The collaborative study indicated relative toxicity of six artificial sweeteners and 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners.   Israel and Singapore, October 1, 2018—FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)...

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Pet of the Week: JOEY

2 weeks 4 days ago

Joey is much more than a pet: she’s a fearless and steadfast friend to her owner, always there to listen, inspire a smile and to love unconditionally. Names: A.A. & Joey (Dog) Joey’s Age: 11 years old First meeting: 9 years ago Is Joey an Emotional Support Animal? Yes How does Joey brighten your day? Joey...

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