Hypersexuality and Bipolar Disorder

Let’s talk about sex and bipolar! In my experience as a single young adult, with or without a mental health condition, sex can complicate any friendship or relationship. When you have bipolar disorder, there are a couple more complications you face due to your emotional extremes. I have the ability to feel everything, however, also…

After I Disclosed My Bipolar Disorder

Talking about my diagnosis of bipolar 2 disorder and my journey with a mental health condition thus far did not come easy. This is evident when people hear the story that takes me back three years ago to the first time I revealed this information. In my new HealthyPlace video, I share the story of…

Actively Dating with Bipolar 2 Disorder

What’s it like living with bipolar 2 disorder and actively dating? Check out my new video on my HealthyPlace YouTube channel to find out. Share your comments or send in a response video to info@healthyplace.com!

The Link Between Bipolar and Creativity

The link between bipolar disorder and creativity is a hot debate. Although I am in the creative profession, I can understand how this relationship can irritate people with bipolar disorder who do not find themselves in a creative position. In this video, I share a different perspective on addressing this topic. It all comes down…

What Does a Bipolar Depressive Episode Feel Like?

Many of my posts and videos are focused on shedding an active and bright light on mental health. Although I address the struggle of living with bipolar 2 disorder, I hesitate to reveal my personal experience with depression. After a recent episode, I realized that it was time to share what it is like pushing…

Bipolar Disorder Dating Tips with Teen Vogue

Dating is hard with or without a mental health condition. We have this overwhelming pressure to have the perfect body, perfect job, perfect social life and perfect mind. So you can imagine what it’s like when you have a mental health condition such as bipolar disorder. The stigma of mental illness sends a negative message…

Keeping It Candid On “I’m​ Bipolar Too” Blog

I started my journey with HealthyPlace.com almost a year ago. I am so thankful for the opportunity to share my experience and talk about mental health in an authentic and open way. The adventure continues on my HealthyPlace blog, “I’m Bipolar Too.” There will be new posts every Tuesday and Thursday morning. I am getting personal,…

Revealing My Life with Bipolar on Voices for Change 2.0 Podcast

This past Saturday, March 4th, I had the opportunity to speak with Rebecca and Joe Lombardo on their blog talk radio show Voices for Change 2.0 podcast. Prior to the show, people always ask me one particular question, “Are you nervous Hannah.” The part of me that always puts on a strong front answers, “No…

Handling Bipolar Extremes

It is a blessing and a curse to feel everything so deeply. I have always looked for the meaning in everything and although this has made me successful, it has also caused me to react to situations in unnecessary ways. Always overanalyzing the behaviors of people and different situations is exhausting. This is a part…

What I Want People to Know About My Life with Bipolar

When you have a mental health condition, people lump you into one big category of, for lack of a better term, crazy. The stigma molds us into these people that frankly speaking, we are not. It’s as if we have no chance of being successful and productive individuals. In this video, I shed light on…

How to Cope With Social Anxiety

People would be surprised to hear that I struggle with social anxiety. I consider myself an extrovert and outgoing person, however, when I get depressed social anxiety becomes a major challenge. Social situations and interactions go from enjoyable to stressful. Some people live with social anxiety on a daily basis. Watch this video to hear…

Dating with Bipolar Disorder

In today’s society, with all the dating apps and social pressure, dating is hard enough right? Imagine having a stigmatized mental health condition on top of all that. In this video, I explain why dating with bipolar can be extremely stressful and what to do about it. Don’t mind the crooked face 😉