The Tiny Bud

The Tiny Bud

Our second Mountain Democrat column of 2016 has been published this year (April 25, 2016) ~ “The Tiny Bud” ~ written by Marcia Rose.

Excerpt: “I walk out to my patio taking a deep breath. The air smells wonderful, it is a cool but beautiful day and the mist of rain is in the air. I smile.”

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Blessed

Blessed

Our first Mountain Democrat column of 2016 has been published this year (January 25, 2016) ~ “Blessed” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “Over the years some Bipolar Insights attendees have needed to relocate due to job and life transitions. We miss our past members, but it is gratifying when they keep in touch to update us on their lives and ask for updates on ours.”

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Journey Tells a Real Saga

Journey Tells a Real Saga

I wanted to share with you an article written by Wendy Schultz from the Mountain Democrat. ‘Journey’ Tells a Real Saga was published on December 2, 2015. It’s wonderful to see how my book “Journey from Bondage to Freedom” has made an impact in the community.

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Wounds

Wounds

Our fourth Mountain Democrat column of 2015 has been published this year (October 26, 2015) ~ “Wounds” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “Frequently I hear the recommendation to simply “put the past behind you.” That would be such wonderful and welcome advice if only that comment came with an explanation on how to accomplish that task.”

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Seventeen Years

Seventeen Years

Our third Mountain Democrat column of 2015 has been published this year (July 29, 2015) ~ “Seventeen Years” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “It all began with an idea when someone said to me that individuals with bipolar disorder need to be together, because they feel alone. At the time, it was inconceivable that such an idea would become an educational center for training individuals, families, psychiatrists, therapists, students and the community.“ Click to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: Seventeen...

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The Brutality of Aloneness

The Brutality of Aloneness

Our second Mountain Democrat column of 2015 has been published this year (April 20, 2015) ~ “The Brutality of Aloneness” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “It began at age 5; she was so excited about going to school. Her mom had been preparing her for this big step for months by sharing stories of how kindergarten would be where she could play with other children her age, draw and paint, and be in a place were the days would be filled with learning and fun.“ Click to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: The Brutality of...

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New Year Resolution

New Year Resolution

Our first Mountain Democrat column of 2015 has been published this year (January 26, 2015) ~ “New Year Resolution” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “Jan. 5 is Bipolar Insights second class of the new year. Although I love the holidays, it feels wonderful to be looking out at the many chairs before me as I am preparing for class; it feels familiar.“ Click to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: New Year...

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May I Introduce Jon

May I Introduce Jon

Our fourth Mountain Democrat column has been published this year (October 27, 2014) ~ “May I Introduce Jon” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “For the past 16 years many individuals have attended the Bipolar Insights classes and many have stood out due to their amazing and compelling stories. Allow me to share one story that touched my heart and is certain to impact you, as well. This is his first person story.“ Click here to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: May I Introduce...

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Point A to Point B

Point A to Point B

Our third Mountain Democrat column has been published this year (July 28, 2014) ~ “Point A to Point B” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “Why don’t you follow through with things that you start? If you would only listen, you wouldn’t have this problem. What are you going to do with your life? You will never change. How many times have you heard the sentences listed above uttered in reference to you? Were they family members or friends who felt compelled to give you unsolicited advice?“ Click here to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: Point A to Point...

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What Does Bipolar Disorder Look Like?

What Does Bipolar Disorder Look Like?

Our second Mountain Democrat column has been published this year (April 28, 2014) ~ “What Does Bipolar Disorder Look Like?” ~ written by Marcia Rose. Excerpt: “Before we look at what bipolar disorder looks like, let’s determine what it does not look like. Individuals with bipolar disorder do not drool, bang their heads against the wall or have a sign on their forehead that reads, “I am bipolar.” Such misconceptions need to be put to rest.“ Click here to read the rest of the column … Bipolar Insights: What Does Bipolar Disorder Look...

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