Patient discussion about business

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Q. How do people with Bipolar Disorder make it in today's business world?

It's competitive, and it seems stability/happiness is out of reach because being bipolar you feel are out of touch.
A1There are jobs you can manage- being a writer (if you have the gift), being a freelancer, nothing you need to commit for more then few months a year. And if you take the meds and they are helping- just keep taking them.
A2My suggestion would be to seek theropy. Learn to manage the illness and your own personal challanges. Be aware of your triggers and your core beliefs. Being bipolar can only hold you back in life if you let it. Learn about the illness, treatments, coping tools and yourself. Surround yourself with positive supportive people. Go for it! Believe in yourself and your abilities. You are capable of doing anything you want to.
A3A comment to Elise79: My aunt was very sick when she was pregnant. Her doctor told her too that her baby will be fine if she eats the med the doctor prescribed for her. After 4 or 5 years of supporting her daughter after birth, we have found out that her daughter is mentally retarded. We suspect that the effect might be from the meds my aunt was taking. We don't know for sure tho. But I wish you the best!
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