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My view from the rollercoaster.
Choosing to live a saner life shouldn’t be a luxury.
It’s amazing: Minding your manners can soothe your nerves.
The beginning of recovery can be a very dangerous time.
Is it enough to survive mental illness—or should you demand more?
When you’re depressed, achieving small tasks feels miraculous.
Talking openly about suicide can yield surprising rewards.t
Are you paying close enough attention? Daily stress can be deadly.
You can reboot your sanity with one simple gesture.
You never really lose the sobriety you’ve won.
Success can hide the darkest intentions.
A dual diagnosis—mental illness combined with substance abuse—can be deadly.
Celebrity disclosures are great, but one-on-one honesty is more powerful.
When are feelings also facts?
Why the arts are so essential to mental health.
When the world's in an uproar, I shut down.
Losing control in public is never a good idea.
When you're bipolar, acting average takes amazing insight.
Bipolar disorder needs a better vocabulary.
Easy answers can get in the way of big issues.
The incredible joy of letting hypomanic bliss have its way with you.
How to ride out a manic high (sometimes).
Let's take the fight against stigma to a higher place.
Getting high in sobriety.
The muddle behind the perfect medication cocktail.
Discovering a calmer kind of joy.
When you're sensitive, you have to be strong.
Joy is everyone's birthright.
Stigma is oblivious to wealth and privilege.
Beware journeys that take you too far, too fast.
Speak up, and up, and up.
Terri Cheney is the author of Manic: A Memoir and The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing Up Bipolar.