Most Popular Bipolar/Mental Illness Blog Articles of 2014

Last month I did a round-up of dealing-with-holiday-related articles for you and now I'd like to list the most popular bipolar/mental illness articles of 2014 here at the Bipolar Burble.

This list is always an interesting one for me because it tells me what you, my readers, care about. In general, you care about a lot of what I can about but sometimes you surprise me with exactly how much you care about a given subject (and by what doesn't show up on the list).

The Top 10 Popular Bipolar Posts of 2014

10. Bipolar Treatment Fatigue -- We start the bipolar post top 10 list with a term I invented. "Treatment fatigue" is a concept that is widely felt but underrecognized. It's when you can't bear undergoing any more treatments because you've just lost faith in bipolar treatments altogether or are tied of the side effects or are exhausted with your doctor or, or, or. I would argue that while these feelings are real, we need to fight bipolar treatment fatigue in order to get better.

9. Accountability for Your Actions with Bipolar -- I'm a big believer in accountability and I'm a big believer in not saying, "the bipolar made me do it." Sometimes, bipolar does strongly influence our behavior and sometimes we truly aren't accountable for it, but most of the time this just isn't true.


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