After being invited to discuss suicide in response to the suicides of Anthony Bordain and Kate Spade on RTHK's Backchat, I penned this stream of consciousness article trying to rationalize the spike in suicide stats (according to the New York Times, it has leapt in popularity as a life-obliterating lifestyle choice by 25% since 1999). Reliving my … Continue reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At by Sadie Kaye
MAT RICARDO - WOOF Humorist, juggler, table cloth lifter and writer-performer extraordinaire gives his spin on a meh week with bipolar disorder... MAT ON THE JONATHAN ROSS SHOW BBC TELEVISION
Brainstorm is a mental ideas hub and the proud parent of "Mental Ideas": an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative non-profit film & media platform promoting awareness of mental health issues, all forms of artistic expression, creative ingenuity, innovation and social enterprise. The platform highlights issues that need and deserve a bigger voice. Mental Ideas spotlights artists, filmmakers … Continue reading Call 4 Submissions!
Ever since I was a teenager, for periods of months at a time, I have led an exhausting double life: My Life Awake and My Life Asleep. One of my lives makes no sense at all. And the other only occurs when I’m asleep. Frequently, my friends and perfect strangers have startled me with far-fetched … Continue reading My Life Asleep by Sadie Kaye
Check out the amazing artwork by Bipolar HK's Resident Artist Charlotte Farhan! Charlotte and Bipolar HK founder Sadie Kaye co-founded non-profit Art Saves Lives International in 2016. They have since worked together as author-illustrator on children's book The Wishing Machine and are working together on two new book projects. Charlotte will also appear as a … Continue reading Charlotte Farhan ‘The Outsider’ Collection
Interesting article by Vox with ideas on how to keep healthy in a high stress job if you have bipolar disorder! KEEPING HEALTHY IN A HIGH STRESS JOB WITH BIPOLAR - VOX
Interesting article in Huff Post! Share your thoughts: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/06/09/bipolar-and-what-its-really-like-to-have-it
Respect to you! It can be a nightmare caring for a bipolar loved one. Trust me, I’m bipolar... During the extremes of our bipolarity, we are incapable of seeing things from your perspective. We are relentlessly inconsiderate of your feelings. It’s always ten steps up, twenty steps down with us. We’re exhausting. And the worst … Continue reading Helping A Bipolar Loved One
This month, to raise awareness of mental health, Sadie gave an interview to ASLI Magazine. http://artsaveslivesintmagazine.com/2015/04/26/sadie-kaye-to-me-asli-is-a-call-to-action-for-artists-to-value-themselves-as-instruments-of-social-change/ To be part of the conversation, check out ASLI's work here: artsaveslivesinternational.com Sadie Kaye
Yep, it's legal. Want to know ways you can help yourself? Follow our easy guide! https://bipolarhk.com/articles/bipolar-self-help/
Here's a very VERY interesting article by John Hopkins called "The Truth About Cancer." Cancer affects one in three of us. Please take the time to read this and forward it to your friends and family members!
All together now: OMMMMMMMMM! http://www.bbc.com/news/disability-34833015
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Interesting article in the Guardian... http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/08/mentally-ill-need-help-not-bullying-by-the-state
“It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There's almost no such thing as ready. There's only now. And you may as well do it now. I do think that, generally speaking, now is as … Continue reading Wise Words from Mr. Hugh Laurie