Young Bermudian writes book dispelling bipolar myths
The Royal Gazette | August 6, 2022
A young Bermudian has shared her experiences with bipolar in a book of poetry aimed at supporting others while dispelling myths about the disorder.
The 21-year-old author wrote the book, The Diary of a Pyscho Hippie, which is intentionally misspelt, under the alias Cloudy Muse. She asked that her real name not be published.
She said: “Part of my motivation is for people who are going through what I have to find a sense of comfort in knowing they are not alone and by gaining a deeper understanding and awareness.
“Another motivation is, as a society we have become desensitised to the word bipolar — it is used very flippantly. Say I am talking to a friend and their boyfriend was upset with them in the morning and angry with them in the evening…… Read More