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9 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Mania

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Newton's apple falling on woman's head.
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she doesn't want to sleep.
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Sleep, even when you don’t want to


Cup of coffee
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Avoid stimulants, including caffeine


Covered up for day out.
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Limit your exposure to sunlight


Man journaling about mood.
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Track your mood


Lifeguard sign on tower.
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Designate a lifeguard


Breakfast part on morning routine.
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Stick to a routine


Phone on night stand ringing.
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Unplug, especially at night


"TRIGGER" framed on brick wall.
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Know your triggers


Yoga on the beach.
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Reduce your stress


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Manage your symptoms


Therese Borchard

Therese Borchard

@thereseborchard

Therese Borchard has written for a variety of websites, including CNN, The Huffington Post, Everyday Health, and Psych Central, and is the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes and The Pocket Therapist. Founder of the online depression communities Project Hope & Beyond and Group Beyond Blue on Facebook. Therese advocates on behalf of those who live with depression and other mood disorders. You can find her at thereseborchard.com.