Tag Archives: hypomania

Bipolar hypomania – creative process writing novel – part 2

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is the rest of the video recording uploaded in part 1 (my camera split). Talking about how I am doing my creative process towards writing a second novel despite significant short-term memory issues etc. Currently hypomanic and excited about some progress… Read More »

Shutdown from brain overstimulation. Bipolar, PTSD. Stress.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Is hard for me to get words out in this video as shutdown and dissociating. Will be taking a break from social media as my brain is not feeling well with the constant stimulation, especially from Twitter. Logging out… Read More »

Hand dance to discharge anxious energy – managing bipolar, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This video might look a bit odd, especially as you can’t hear the music, but this is discharging residual energy after a dance-walk. I was feeling anxious today and hot and sweaty. Improvised movement to music helps ease the anxiety. When I… Read More »

Flirting, attraction, confidence, mood. Context of bipolar, PTSD, social anxiety.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. When my mood is elevated (hypomania, mania), I become more confident which overrides my social anxiety. Sometimes I feel like I’m in a flirty mood, even though not interested in pursuing anything. It’s just a ‘mood’. Sometimes I express… Read More »

You Oughta Know for Valentine's Day

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My mood is elevated with mixed features in this video. The song You Oughta Know (Alanis Morisette) fitted my mood so while listening to it, I though of a quick improvised video with simple props. This song captures the anger of being… Read More »

Processing trauma and expressing emotions with colour and music. Bipolar, PTSD. Mixed features.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Last video was made earlier today. It was improvised with some simple props gathered just prior. Captures elevated mood (hypomania to mania), expressing anger and humour. Without strongly feeling the emotion of anger. I find creative expression to be therapeutic and help… Read More »

Authentic self, fakery, superficial beauty, stereotypes, triggered PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder (type 1), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. When my mood is elevated, it overrides my social anxiety so I care less about what others think. Having a vent in this video about the contradictions with the term I see a lot called ‘authentic self’ which… Read More »

Bipolar Disorder vs Borderline Personality Disorder [Differences & How to Spot Them]

Don’t miss the rest of this FREE live event. Get the rest of the videos here: https://bit.ly/36pg9Ic The signs of bipolar disorder vs borderline personality disorder (BPD) often look similar. Discover their differences and how to spot them. In this video, MedCircle host Kyle Kittleson and double board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Domenick… Read More »

Therapeutic smashing symbolic objects processing trauma. Creative storytelling. Bipolar. PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Mood is elevated in this video, yet under control. I feel calm yet energised, consistent with doing processing for me which also can seem somewhere between hypomania and mania for me. This video is creative story telling in metaphor processing… Read More »

Weight gain bipolar meds. Listening without judging. Cognitive impairments.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder (type 1), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I find it easier and less stressful to make improvised, unscripted videos, ‘mistakes’ and all, raw, unpolished. Also, the viewer gets to see aspects of my diagnoses, despite meds. In this video, I talk a bit about side… Read More »

Hypomania, mania with bipolar. Music and creative expression to regulate mood.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder (type 1), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. When my mood is elevated (hypomania, mania), it overrides my social anxiety disorder. So I care less about people judging me in negative ways. Mood is hypomanic in this video. Hypomania is elevated mood but not full mania.… Read More »

Bipolar hypomania and mania indicators. Voice for the vulnerable.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder (type 1), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Currently in elevated mood (some mixed features). I think I am currently in the upper end of a hypomania episode on verge of mania at times. I can look relatively calm outwardly (shutdown emotions with PTSD) but I… Read More »

Dancing off high energy bipolar mania, hypomania. Elevated mood.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My mood goes elevated ‘high’ doing a lot of trauma processing. Trauma processing isn’t always distressing. I have been between hypomania and mania energy this video and recent videos. Ghostbusters theme music from 1984 was going through my head so danced to… Read More »