How’s it going?
I hope you’re having a good day today.
You know we’re in a recession.
Everyone knows we’re in a recession.
But there are some people that blame everything on the recession.
Whatever goes wrong in their life, they complain that it’s because of the recession.
Basically, these are people who would complain anyway, recession or not.
They blame all their problems on something else.
They have a bad attitude.
A doom and gloom approach.
A negative approach to life in general, and their problems in particular.
And if you try to encourage them or give them advice, they may even turn on you!
These people continually have problems, because they don’t have active solutions.
They just complain, but don’t do anything about their situation.
But it doesn’t have to be that way.
YOU choose your attitude.
YOU choose your approach to life and your problems.
YOU choose how you handle things that come against you.
In my courses/systems, I call this being proactive.
SUPPORTING AN ADULT WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER?
SUPPORTING A CHILD/TEEN WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER?
HAVE BIPOLAR DISORDER?
If you determine that you aren’t going to let bipolar disorder run your life, it won’t.
If you choose to have a positive attitude, you will.
If you decide that you are going to take control of the disorder instead of letting it take control of you, you will.
It’s all in your attitude, and in being proactive.
See, some people just react to everything that happens to them.
Those are the type of people I was talking about earlier.
There’s a saying:
“Life is 1% what happens to
you and 99% your reaction to
These people react in a negative way.
You need to be different.
You need to react to life and the things that come against you in a positive way.
I’m not saying that you won’t have any problems (everyone has problems), but a positive attitude
will help you to solve them.
Being proactive with bipolar disorder is “taking the bull by its horns,” and taking control of it.
You take the approach that you can manage the disorder.
You look at the different things you can do to accomplish that.
You look at all your choices.
You make good choices.
And you make good decisions, because you have looked at all sides of it.
If you are a supporter, being proactive with your loved one’s bipolar disorder means that you
are alert for any signs and symptoms of an episode and prevent it from ever getting started.
And being proactive in your life means that you are in control of it.
Do you agree with me?
How do you approach your or your loved one’s bipolar disorder and your life?