A collection of links to other posts from the Beyond Meds archives that look at that which gets labeled "bipolar disorder" from different perspectives so that we might be challenged to think outside the psychiatric box.
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free … [click on title to read and view more]