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Come on then, what's your Bipolar creativity?

Purple Chaos

Purple Chaos

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reply to your reply to my now gone post.

you are quite right... I lack a few too many social skills and act in a way that is helpful to nobody. my apologies. james
Hi James.

We're all prone to saying things we later regret, you're not alone.

I don't know who said it, but the quote: 'Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.' seems apt :)

Hope you are okay.
 
Kunoichi

Kunoichi

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I write...I would get long creative bursts during my high times but I've noticed that now that I'm medicated it takes more work to get the ideas out.
 
Voxpopuli

Voxpopuli

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Well they say this is the good thing about bipolar so let's hear it; what's your best creative side?
Does anyone find they seem a bit stuck on this, maybe because they havent done any music lessons, paint classes etc, do you feel a bit 'stuck' but know the creativity is there somewhere? x
I would in some way call this creative but more technology wise. I love to deep clean my computer,play my games to the point where I have nothing more to do with it, Work on cell phones. That sorts of things lol.
 
Lucid Dreamer

Lucid Dreamer

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I write and create graphics in Paint Shop Pro and make websites. I also like to cook.
 
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carl_le_vino

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I write lyrics, storys, poetry and spontaneous mental dialogue fluidity, create music. Working on a film. My story writing is under the heading WE WILL ALL ESCAPE, my music is under various names. The film is called FOR MY MIND ONLY. I also draw/doodle

When manic/hyper I move from one piece of work to the next in an unorganised fashion. I'm living with my parents again, so can't get into my work properly. Due to unwanted disturbances and their overly concerns for my mental state, which makes me worry and the spiral transits into a spiral snowballing.

As far as my work and meds, I control my meds. I've learnt where the line is I can't cross without medical intervention. I adjust and tweak, iI wouldn't recommend it, but it works for me.
 
trinny

trinny

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creativity seems to yell different

Yes the cteativity is uncanny peeps . pens paints brushes hooks glue an clay any recycle stuff at the ready! Scince being sobber i have never engaged more i use a doodle memory book its packed with good baf ugly and great work poems paintings if figure it out il show this idea its great. Huggles
 
Mind_Games

Mind_Games

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Mine is DIY and gardening!!!! I think many people think bipolar "creativity" has to be "arty" but it doesn't!
I also go on "pinning" sprees on Pinterest, you can really let your mind run riot on there...LOVE IT. 😊
 
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natalie

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I do cross stitching, however if i'll be feeling irritible and stressed, I'll go straight into the mode of knitting.



Natalie.
 
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schmuckdonald

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Writing. Can't live without it. When the drugs numb it I feel miserable. Current meds have allowed me to finish writing a book (my first). It's a piece of garbage but I'm very proud of it.
 
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Cupofdreams

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I am a mixed media illustrator :) I graduated with a BA (HONS) in Art and Design and hopefully taking up a MA in Art Psychotherapy. Art is my life, it helped me through my mental breakdown - if I didn't have my art, I dread to think where I would be now.
 
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Ofglen

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I've played guitar for 6 1/2 years and have recently got into composition, haven't done very much though but I'm trying to
 
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