Tag Archives: bipolar

Thank you for listening. Feeling heard. Bipolar, PTSD, social anxiety.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have made short, raw, unedited videos over the past few months about some of my experiences with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder. I was diagnosed in my forties with these. Previously, I had been diagnosed with treatment resistant depression and anxiety. I had… Read More »

Bipolar patterns, memory, creative process, trauma, associations

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. I am speaking fast because my mood is a bit elevated plus I am feeling anxious after working in an environment with lots of conflicting… Read More »

Ms,Bigglesworth's Book on Bipolar & PTSD – CHECK IT OUT!!!!

Ms,Bigglesworth’s Book on Bipolar & PTSD – CHECK IT OUT!!!! Life in Distortion Book on – https://www.amazon.com/dp/170472595X ABOUT BOOK: WARNING: VULGAR LANGUAGE – A true story all about having and living with family that suffer from multiple illnesses. Readers will endure all the emotions felt during horrible times that the author suffered majority of her… Read More »

Anxiety with bipolar and PTSD. Tattoo design symbolism.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my pages are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder. I was avoiding making a video today but I decided to so you can see a contrast in my mood. I have come down from… Read More »

Dance painting. Bipolar hypomania with PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse and I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I use music and art to help me process grief and trauma without re-traumatising myself. I recently cut out a ‘slice’ from a larger painting I… Read More »

Social anxiety, trauma, memories, music, bipolar – part 1

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage & Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (with mainly avoidance and shutdown presentation), and social anxiety disorder. In this video I talk about some of my memory issues including with something I was passionate about… Read More »

Social anxiety, trauma, memory, music, PTSD, bipolar – part 2

My name is Xanthe Wyse and I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder. In this video, my social anxiety is more apparent as I feel anxious singing you a song that I can’t remember the lyrics to and can barely remember the tune while anxious. I… Read More »

Rainbow Connection makes me feel anxious. Memories, bipolar, PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my Facebook pages are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and PTSD. I am currently in a mixed episode. I was feeling really anxious after listening to Rainbow Connection (Kermit then Sarah McLachlan). It’s because it’s connected to trauma memories for me.… Read More »

Rainbow connections in my creative process. Art, writing with bipolar, PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and PTSD. I am currently experiencing a ‘mixed’ episode but I am using it to process and also to continue with my creative processes. I see links and connections in literally… Read More »

Bipolar mixed episode processing loneliness and grief. Vulnerability, PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my Facebook pages are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, PTSD, social anxiety disorder. Earlier today I made a video about my birthday. The tears have been flowing all on my own, in my room, while writing cards to myself. The last… Read More »

Colour and music help me get through pain. Bipolar, PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my Facebook pages are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder. I am currently in a mixed episode after being hypomanic for over a week. It’s a bit of a rough landing but I am… Read More »

Patterns and associations. Creative minds, bipolar, PTSD.

Hi, I’m Xanthe and my pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. I also have a creative mind. Both visual and analytical. My brain works very hard because I notice links and associations in everything. I have difficulty with short-term memory… Read More »

Grief and trauma processing with music. Bipolar, PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse and my pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety disorder. I have been seeing a trauma psychologist (finally) this year for PTSD that I have had for over 40 years. Which became worse… Read More »