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12 Strategies to Get Things Done When You Have Bipolar Disorder

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Rollercoaster; like bipolar ups and downs.
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Setting deadlines.
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Create a deadline with someone you trust and respect.


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Understand that feelings do not predict results.


Tying shoes
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Small actions create a chain of events result.


Productive work space
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Put yourself in a place you can work.


Manic work
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Get real about mania.


Working in spurts
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Work in small bursts.


Happy doing work she loves
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Do what you love.


working in library
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Try something completely different.


Hard working office workers
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Copy the habits of stable people.


stimulant pills
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Accept that stimulant medications aren’t an option.


Getting advice
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Ask for help from the right people.


Balance
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Be honest with yourself and aim for balance.


Julie A. Fast

Julie A. Fast

@juliebipolar

Julie A. Fast is the author of Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder, Get it Done When You’re Depressed, and The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder. Julie won the Mental Health America Journalism Award for the best mental health column in the U.S. and was the recipient of the Eli Lily Reintegration award for her work in bipolar disorder advocacy. Julie is CEU certified and regularly trains health care professionals, including psychiatric residents, social workers, therapists, and general practitioners on bipolar disorder and mental health management skills. She was the original consultant for Claire Danes for the show "Homeland" and is on the mental health expert registry for People Magazine. She is a sought-after coach for parents and partners of people with bipolar disorder.