Bipolar health, Humor, Living within limitations, Wisdom, Writing a blog

Why I don’t know what I’m talking about

"Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know." This is food for thought for those of us who write blogs, talk more than our fair share, or have been told that they write well. What does Lao Tzu say that is specifically uplifting and useful for those of us who choose to write publicly? Not just in a beautiful, abstract-chinese-landscape-philosophical way but also in common sense, nuts and bolts fashion? And what would Lao Tzu say about writing about bipolar disorder?

Computer nerds, Depression, Mania, Mixed mood states, TBD, Writing a blog

Bipolar irritability, Part 2 — High, low, everywhere we go

This is part 2 of 3 in the "Bipolar Irritability" series. These three videos were created in an attempt to convey what it is like to experience teeth grating irritability in extreme bipolar mood states. This second clip attempts to express how this irritability is a feature in manic states -- hypomania (beginning of clip) and full blown mania (images at the end of the clip). The soundtrack however is Beethoven depressed irritability at its most impressive, creating a nice mixed state ambience.