Tag Archives: hypomania

Triggered into euphoric high mood with PTSD and bipolar disorder

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I vlog about my lived experience with bipolar disorder & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I have various different things that can happen when I am triggered from trauma. I can shutdown, go into fight/flight hyperarousal (which may include anger – rare for me), or I may become extremely distressed or… Read More »

Synchronicity painting, managing bipolar mania with PTSD, purpose to keep going

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been sharing what helps me manage bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Along the way, I have been creating from my room (where I spend most of my time). I never get bored. I always have something I want to do which gives me meaning… Read More »

Synchronicity painting in progress. Sedated mania with PTSD. Painting is meditation for me.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. Past few weeks, my mood has been elevated (starting with increased anxiety). Have been hypomanic. Past few days been having mania symptoms. Have a temporary meds adjustment including heavy sedation to sleep but I still can’t… Read More »

Bipolar hypomania with shutdown emotions from PTSD. Anger with elevated moods.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder (on meds), post-traumatic stress disorder (in therapy) and social anxiety disorder. I am hypomanic in this video and also recent videos. I am also sedated in this video as I was starting to go manic past few days. I have been having… Read More »

Confident dance – bipolar elevated mood after triggered PTSD. Mania attitude & hypoarousal.

TW: sex toy My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. My mood has been hypomanic lately and starting to go into mania so I have had a temporarily medication adjustment after this video to help calm things down as the intense energy… Read More »

Impulse buying a yoni egg (vagina stone). Bipolar impulsivity, hypomania. Laugh otherwise cry.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. My bipolar disorder is like in opposition with my social anxiety disorder. Telling a silly true story about impulse buying a yoni egg. Yoni is another word for vagina. So it’s a polished stone that goes into the… Read More »

Socially unacceptable bipolar disorder. Also mention friendships, coeliac disease.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. It’s hot this afternoon and I didn’t sleep well last night so struggling to focus. Got some words mixed up eg said Facebook instead of Twitter. Talk a bit about my diagnosis of coeliac (celiac) disease without a biopsy (discussed in more detail in another video). After being annoyed with… Read More »

Bipolar disorder – regret and forgiving yourself

My name is Xanthe Wyse & I have been sharing some insights living with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD, social anxiety disorder. Today I did some processing of some very uncomfortable emotions linked to memories while listening to music and making temporary art out of soap. People with bipolar disorder may have behaviours that… Read More »

Exhaustion and low mood after bipolar crash & PTSD trigger. WINZ abuse of power

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I am on meds to help reduce the severity and duration of mood episodes. The crashes are still pretty rough but not as severe on meds as they are off meds or on the wrong… Read More »

Moods vs emotions, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse and I have been making videos sharing some of my experiences and insights mainly to do with mental health. I observe many people confuse moods and emotions. I have been diagnosed with a mood disorder called bipolar disorder. It is not primarily an emotional dysregulation disorder (which could be part… Read More »

Bipolar highs as escape from trauma. Relationships – part 1

My name is Xanthe Wyse & 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. My mood is still elevated & I have had some recent anxiety related to triggers. I see patterns in everything which can seem… 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 »

When people are angels. Bipolar, trauma, grief, PTSD. Memories.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. Currently in a mixed episode doing grief processing. My pages on Facebook are Bipolar Courage and Soar Purpose. I tell you a few of my real stories that happened. I think they are symbolic for me… Read More »