The Bipolar Battle

The Bipolar Battle

By John Poehler
The Bipolar Battle is here to empower those living with bipolar disorder to live the life they deserve.

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder type 1, John Poehler discusses anything and everything related to bipolar disorder. This is his online diary.

Whether you are newly diagnosed, a seasoned veteran, a loved one, or merely curious about bipolar disorder, this podcast is for you.

John is an award-winning blogger and an award-winning mental health advocate. He recently published his first book - This War Within My Mind.
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The Number One Trigger of a Manic and Depressive Episode
John talks about the number one common trigger of a mood episode. Other triggers are discussed and tools are mentioned to help recognize future episodes.
11:26
June 30, 2020
Talking with Paul Marlow About Anxiety, Depression, and His Business - Never Alone
Paul Marlow came up with the idea of Never Alone during his depression after his dad passed away. Over the next 16 months, he used the motivation to create something worthy to help others in the world, to also help him fight his way out of depression. Today, www.weareneveralone.co is live. Each sale goes back into creating free online content to help those who need it.
42:50
June 23, 2020
What Is Bipolar Depression?
John explores bipolar depression and ways to manage it.
10:43
June 16, 2020
Anne Grady, Resilience Expert and Mom of Mentally Ill Teen, Shares Coping Strategies
Resilience expert Anne Grady is not your typical motivational speaker. She is a best-selling author, two-time TEDx speaker, trainer, survivor, optimist, inspirer, and truth-bomb dropper.  Anne has a master’s degree in organizational communication and has spent the last 20 years working with some of the largest organizations around the globe. She has become known as a leading expert on communication, leadership, emotional intelligence, and resilience, contributing to Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, FOX Business, and many more.  Audiences love her raw honesty, edgy humor, authenticity, and insight. Anne shares inspiring personal stories, cutting edge research-based content, and implementation tools to transfer learning into real life to improve relationships, navigate change, and triumph over adversity. And she’ll make you laugh while she does it.  In her first book, “52 Strategies for Life, Love, & Work,” Anne provides practical strategies to improve relationships, increase productivity, and reduce stress. In her second book, “Strong Enough: Choosing Courage, Resilience, and Triumph,” Anne draws from her personal life experiences that touch the hearts and minds of readers, helping them use adversity as a catalyst to grow "strong enough." Her new book, “Mind Over Moment: Harness the Power of Resilience,” will be published in fall 2020. Learn more at www.AnneGradyGroup.com.
57:36
June 9, 2020
The Reality of Personal Responsibility and Bipolar Disorder
John discusses personal responsibility and how it relates to bipolar disorder. He provides suggestions how you can take personal responsibility for your bipolar disorder.
11:16
June 2, 2020
There's More To Bipolar Disorder than Just Moods
John dives deeper into the intricacies of bipolar disorder.
05:45
May 26, 2020
A Frank and Open Discussion with Rebecca and Joe Lombardo
Rebecca and Joe have been married for almost 19 years and happily live in Michigan. Rebecca has battled bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and self-harm since she was 19 years old.  Rebecca is a published author and blogger starting back in 2013. Joe has been Rebecca's support and rock the entire time. Joe has been battling anxiety and depression for about 10 years, although it's probably been a lot longer. He didn't recognize what he was going through until he saw his symptoms in what I struggled with.  Rebecca and Joe have been hosting the podcast, Voices For Change 2.0, for 3 years. They also promote their hashtag #KeepTalkingMH. Their goal is to help break down the stigma surrounding mental illnesses and to educate them through various guests and topics.  Rebecca's Twitter handle: @BekaLombardo Joe's Twitter handle: @powerslave1974 Website: www.rebeccalombardo.com
1:00:21
May 19, 2020
Chris Wyllie Discusses The Power of the Mind & How to Change It Utilizing the Right Tools & Methods
Chris Wyllie is a brain transformation specialist, Neuroplastician, NLP Trainer, Educator and Speaker, and The Game Changer. He is a brain and mental health expert teaching you how to make lasting mental behavioral changes. Over the past 10+ years,  Chris has been learning about the brain & how to help others transform their brain & behavior. Today, Chris joins The Bipolar Battle Podcast and discusses how you can literally transform your brain.
50:39
May 12, 2020
One Big Thing I'm Doing to Manage My Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Everybody is different. Especially when it comes to managing a crisis. John shares something that he is doing to help manage his mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
04:51
May 7, 2020
Breaking the Shackles and Finding the Right Treatment Plan
John goes over the importance of finding the right treatment plan. Break the shackles and live the life you deserve.
04:37
May 5, 2020
How Bipolar Disorder Can Impact Your Job and Career
A large majority of us living with bipolar disorder have difficulty maintaining a steady job and career. This episode explores how bipolar disorder can impact your working aspirations.
09:59
April 30, 2020
Living Your Life One-Day-At-A-Time When You Have Bipolar Disorder Or You're Living In A Pandemic
If you live with bipolar disorder, you may have already adopted the live your life one-day-a-time lifestyle. You can adopt this perspective if you do not have bipolar. Especially right now during the COVID-19 pandemic.
05:45
April 28, 2020
What is mania?
John describes mania using his own lived experience. Some myths are busted and the facts are set straight regarding the reality of a manic episode.
10:41
April 23, 2020
Finding Your Inner Warrior
John speaks about seeing himself as a warrior and how it has helped him.
05:59
April 21, 2020
Maintaining Stability During the COVID-19 Crisis
John Poehler goes into detail how he manages his mental health each day during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are things that are important whether you have bipolar disorder, or not.
09:26
April 19, 2020
Trailer for The Bipolar Battle
A brief introduction to The Bipolar Battle.
00:58
April 19, 2020