This blog is about my journey with bipolar disorder and my desire to rise above it. Also to debunk the myths, superstitions and fallacies surrounding mental disorders.
about.me Libby Baker Sweiger
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I am a mom, wife, lover of God, social media coach with a company called LBS Consult. I'm a blogger and mental health advocate with a daily paper on Twitter called Living Above The Madness. I have a company by the same name.
I blog for mental health, business and fun. I have lots of blogs. And a lot to be grateful for.
"...the smile is the beginning of love." Mother Teresa
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Author Archives: Libby Baker Sweiger
When bipolar hit me I was estranged from my husband, struggling to take care of a sick child, long without sleep and running from myself. My father was the only one running after me. Trying desperately to help. Seeing my … Continue reading
You wouldn’t think the act of restoration would be an easy one would you? Normally I would agree. Mending minds that have been frazzled by lack of sleep, especially bipolar ones. It takes nights and nights of beautiful deep, healing … Continue reading
“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…” ― Nicholas Sparks It’s true what our man Nicholas says. He’s talking romantically here, I imagine, as the author of “The Notebook” often is. This … Continue reading
“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung I was never one for introspection. I lived my life looking outside of myself. For … Continue reading
Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss
“…You are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is … Continue reading
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ― Mahatma Gandhi There are many things that come to mind when I think of the word strong. Horses running through a field. I was a horse girl. … Continue reading
“There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.” ― Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things There are so many fragile things everywhere. I have many in my house, some that have already … Continue reading
I’ve never been particularly quiet! I like the phrase “Shout it Out!” And I like this quote by C.S. Lewis: “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in … Continue reading