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My view from the rollercoaster.
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.
To thrive with bipolar disorder, you have to be vigilant.
Compromise is a major side effect.
The greatest happiness on earth is the absence of pain.
Even when you're low, you may have more fight in you than you realize.
Mental illness should never have to be defended.
Learning how to listen is a true challenge.
Life's slippery on the razor's edge.
Why good fences create good neighbors.
Sometimes small changes can rock the world.
Sometimes you have to no thyself.
Even when your heart is tired, you have to wage war against ignorance.
Art keeps me alive.
Terri Cheney is the author of Manic: A Memoir and The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing Up Bipolar.