Category: Mental Health

  • Holiday Shopping?

    Holiday Shopping?

    Looking for Mental Health Gift Ideas? Give the gift of Balancing Act: Writing Through a Bipolar Life by Kitt O’Malley. Praise for Balancing Act I highly respect these mental health authors. Add their books to your gift or wish lists! *** Kitt describes her struggle to manage bipolar disorder in Balancing Act.  Her profound knowledge of…

  • My Mental Health Journey

    My Mental Health Journey

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  • Balancing Act — Writing Through a Bipolar Life is for Sale!

    Balancing Act — Writing Through a Bipolar Life is for Sale!

    Balancing Act — Writing Through a Bipolar Life is for sale on Amazon and Barnes and Noble! Amazon Kindle ebook: Paperback: Barnes and Noble Nook ebook: Paperback: Books2Read Universal Ebook Link

  • What I’ve Been Up To Lately

    What I’ve Been Up To Lately

    Guest Posts The Better Because Project — I’m Still Learning by Kitt O’Malley NewLifeOutlookBipolar — Living a Purposeful Life with Bipolar Disorder The Minds Journal — Living with Bipolar Disorder as a Mother The Good Men Project I Am More Than Bipolar I Will Not Cry Now Planet Neurodivergent profile — Kitt O’Malley – Bipolar…

  • Ending Bipolar Disorder Stigma with Facts

    Ending Bipolar Disorder Stigma with Facts

    Guest Post by NewLifeOutlook about Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that has gained notoriety over recent years. Many people recognize the name and may even know someone living with the illness. Typically, increased awareness of a mental disorder adds more clarity and understanding about the condition and reduces the stigma surrounding…

  • Happy Birthday to Me!

    Happy Birthday to Me!

    Today I’m 56 years old! That means I’m well past the halfway mark of my life. Yikes! I hope to live at least three more decades, so I better start taking better care of my physical health by eating less high cholesterol foods and exercising regularly. Both my mother and maternal grandmother had strokes. Scary!…

  • Balancing Act Book Cover Reveal

    Balancing Act Book Cover Reveal

    Thank you, Michelle Hammer of and Schizophrenic.NYC, for an absolutely awesome book cover design! Soon my memoir, Balancing Act: Writing Through a Bipolar Life, will be on the market! Thanks to everyone who has joined the Balancing Act Street Team Facebook group. I greatly appreciate your support in making my memoir a success.

  • Bipolar Kicks My Ass

    Bipolar Kicks My Ass

    When I met with my psychiatrist yesterday, we discussed my diagnosis. I learned that since I’ve been hospitalized for bipolar symptoms, my diagnosis is type 1, not type 2. Since I’ve been ramping since July third, we agreed it was time to add low dose quetiapine (Seroquel), a sedating and mood-stabilizing antipsychotic, to my medication…

  • Balancing Act Book Launch Street Team

    Balancing Act Book Launch Street Team

    ARC, book launch, street team, Advanced Reader Copy, book review

  • Yes, I’ve Been Violent

    Yes, I’ve Been Violent

    My Mental Illness and Violence Hi, I’m Kitt. I’m bipolar, and I’ve been violent. Mildly so, for the most part. Flipped over a table once. Been known to slap in response to being called a f*cking b*tch. Don’t do that anymore, but fair warning: don’t call me a f*cking b*tch. My slap is powerful, as…