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Come on then, what's your Bipolar creativity?

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Midlifecrash

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I can write. And write fast! I can pull in words and story themes that flow wonderfully. When I am not in this state it can be a struggle to fit the words together. I will have huge pipe dreams of writing a book which I will start ... then of course nothing comes of it. Till the next burst of energy and I go about it all over again.
 
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Midlifecrash

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I write. A lot! And I feel like it’s some of the best things I have ever written. Sometimes it is ... other times I will feel foolish for even sharing it with people.
 
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ghost_girl80

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journaling, scrapbooking, reading & learning, used to play piano & paint (eventho i sucked at it lol) mostly journaling is what i love.
 
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EstherRose94

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That's true but he doesn't see the point in doing it now as he feels it's too late to do anything with the qualification once gained...
What? 38 is young! If he has the means and the passion why not? At 60 does he want to be like “darn should have done that” or “I had my dream job for 20 years!”
 
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Hermanscoil

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Once and awhile I get the itch to write. It is usually a short poem or an exposition on a random idea/theme/archetype etc.. And, more often than not, it's boring and depressing.
 
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punkyme19803

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I love to write poetry and photography. When I am manic I write more. And take pictures of anything and everything. I've had a couple of my poems published in the news paper. And I've been told my pictures look like they belong in a magazine. But nothing of sort ever materializes out of them.
 
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Nina998

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Well this is an interesting topic. I express my creativity by writing, drawing, baking cakes, renovating and decorating. Once I thought I was a talented carpenter so I built some furniture even though I didn't have the slightest idea what I was doing.
 
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missme

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my work : CFL : Portfolio
theres 5 images on there even though it shows 3

need to update, done a lot more since.

Doing a college project on Bi Polar Disorder right now. I'll post um up sometime.
All I can say is a big WOW!!!!
 
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missme

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I love my craft, crochet, knitting, I play piano accordion
 
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HypnoDigitalis

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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'm decent at writing, I draw and I paint. I also do digital art.
 
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ellenstrange

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I know I have it. I just don't know what it is or how to access it. Creativity I mean. I write but nothing major.
 
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I usually do adult coloring, blog or take photos when elevated or when my hypomania isn't extremely bad. I plan on taking photography workshops soon.
 
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Hodetull

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When I’m high I don’t have the concentration to focus 😅 but when I’m a bit more stabilized I paint tons of pictures.
 
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