Simply Happy is your go to for conquering bipolar, anxiety, and depression. Learn about mental health, mindset, self love, emotional wellness, personal development, and taking control of your life. It's everything you need to know to embody freedom, confidence, ambition, and happiness. Medication & therapy are not your only options!
Navigating a Bipolar Diagnosis & Medication // a chat with Julie Kiddoo
In this bonus episode of Simply Happy, we have a conversation with Julie Kiddoo. Julie is the owner of Revolution Power Yoga and author of Bye-Polar. She shares with us her personal story dealing with a bipolar disorder diagnosis, the many medications accompanying it, overcoming her diagnosis, and how yoga became to be such a big part of her life.
136: Using Art Therapy to Foster Self Love
The best thing you can do when overcoming bipolar, anxiety, & depression or just bettering your mental health in general is to have a collection of tools that works best for you. One thing we can add to that toolkit this week is actually art therapy. It's amazing at helping you foster self love in ways you may not even have realized.
135: Weeding Out the Root of Fear
Sure we can avoid things, temporarily cope with them, or pretend like they don't exist all together - but until we get to the root of our fears they'll continue to drive what we do and eat up more and more of our lives. This type of self improvement makes space for even more self love and leaves us feeling happier and more empowered.
134: Having Patience With Change On Your Mental Health Journey
Working towards having more self love, living a more positive lifestyle, and beating bipolar, anxiety, & depression can sometimes feel like a long journey. It doesn't HAVE to feel like a painful process though, having patience can bring you a lot of peace on your mental health journey.
133: Letting Go of Shame Around Differences
We ALL have differences - in the way we are, the way we do things, or look, feel, express, etc. Chances are if you listen to this podcast you may feel some shame around some of your differences. So let's have a very real talk about how to let go of that shame in order to live more proudly in the uniqueness of who we are. Even if that's in a day & age where some people aren't the most accepting.
132: 3 Ways to Enjoy Your Day More
It’s not that everyday has to be the absolute best day - but creating a habit of knowing how to enjoy your day more can take a full blown craptastic day into one that has little moments of sanctuary OR take an okay day & make it great! This is one of those valuable habits that helps you navigate stress better as well as get you on the path to overcoming bipolar, anxiety, & depression.