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‘Treasure Map’ for Bipolar Boot Camp

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Bipolar Boot Camp



Is this the kind of image you have see you think of 'boot camp'?

The 'free dictionary' defines boot camp as:

1.A training camp for military recruits.

2. A correctional facility that uses the training techniques applied to military recruits to teach usually youthful offenders socially acceptable patterns of behavior.

More recently the term 'boot camp' is used by exercise gurus to indicate that you will work hard, make some changes and get some results! It is  drastic, effective and necessary!

Why 'Bipolar Boot Camp'?

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Journaling for the Right Diagnosis: Part Two

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Journaling for the Right Diagnosis

woman on computerWhat do journaling and getting the right diagnosis have to do with each other?

Depression is an illness. It is an illness of the thoughts. The thoughts are usually irrational.

If we make some kind of attempt to record our thoughts, both good and bad, we may be able to find some information in there that could help the doctors to help us.

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