Tag Archives: Mixed

War Torn – Chris Reid (Album Artwork Video)

War Torn by Chris Reid (Album Artwork Video) Written, Performed, Mixed, and Mastered by Chris Reid I wrote this song for all the veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after war. My heart truly goes out to them and I hope they can heal from all the pain. Lyrics: Wake up from… 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 »

Valentine's Day. Processing romance triggers. PTSD. Courage. Disability.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I am on meds and have had a lot of therapy. Also do most of my trauma processing on my own. I have the avoidance and shutdown presentation of PTSD which includes avoiding intense emotions. Even though I avoid… Read More »

Mixed depressed mood bipolar, shutdown PTSD, sad, disability, determination, purpose

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mood currently mixed but mostly low (depressed). Cried a lot today – a lot of emotion that had never been fully expressed. Mostly shutdown in this video but wanted to show anyway so can see the different aspects. I painted my nails… Read More »

Exhausted, melancholy, low mixed mood bipolar, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I have the avoidance and shutdown presentation of PTSD. When I do intense processing, my mood elevates and vice versa. What goes up must come down. In recent videos, would have seen aspects of mania for me, despite my being on… Read More »

Bipolar mood crash, mixed features. Processing trauma, grief. PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Current diagnoses: bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. Historical diagnoses: major depressive disorder (treatment resistant), generalised anxiety disorder. Last 2 videos uploaded from a mania episode in 2017. May notice that emotion shut down (how my PTSD would usually present), less of a filter talking about some… Read More »