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Spring 2019

bp Magazine
April 11, 2019

Bipolar & the Entrepreneur Advantage The personality traits of entrepreneurs and those with bipolar often overlap; the key to success is embracing both the strengths and vulnerabilities. By Michele Wojciechowski & Robin L. Flanigan FEATURES When Stigma Strikes Close to Home Stigma stings, but when it happens in our own backyard—family, friends, and community not...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: It May Be Difficult But You Are Not Alone!

bp Magazine
April 10, 2019

April 11, 2019   •   Volume 12, Issue 15Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Accepting Our Diagnoses’ Differences and the Unique Difficulties They Present Neurodiversity has been getting a lot of needed attention lately, and awareness that bipolar and other neurological differences should be both recognized and respected is spreading. Author Kate Bornstein deserves...

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Fruit and Vegetables May Be Important for Mental as Well as Physical Well-Being

bp Magazine
April 10, 2019

Researchers have analyzed data from more than 40,000 people in the UK, and found that changes in fruit and vegetable consumption are correlated with changes in mental well-being. February 5, 2019—A key feature of this work is that the study was able to follow the same individuals over time. The study also controlled for alternative...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: When Mood Triggers Have You Up and Down and Then Up …

bp Magazine
March 26, 2019

April 4, 2019   •   Volume 12, Issue 14Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines When Mood Triggers Have You Up, Then Down—Then Up “For a highly sensitive person, a drizzle feels like a monsoon.” ~ Anonymous Whoever said that understood what it’s like to feel fiercely, to soak up situations so acutely that it’s...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: How to Avoid Springtime Mania

bp Magazine
March 26, 2019

March 28, 2019   •   Volume 12, Issue 13Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines The Seduction of Springtime Mania Spring is supposed to be about awakenings, a time of rebirth and celebration after the doldrums of winter. But there’s one spring fling that can get in the way—mania, which peaks this time of year,...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Kicking Negative Self-Criticism to the Curb

bp Magazine
March 19, 2019

March 21, 2019   •   Volume 12, Issue 12Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Kicking Negative Self-Criticism to the Curb Look around. The world is full of negative messaging. Adding our own voices to the mix—telling ourselves we don’t measure up, for example, or that we’re incapable of measuring up—can make us feel helpless,...

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