My experience with mixed episodes in mental health

It’s hard for me to look at myself and admit it, but I’ve been living with mixed episodes in my mental health for quite some time now. It’s tough for me to accept, but the truth is that it has really impacted my life in both positive and negative ways. On the one hand, it has made me far more aware of what I go through in terms of mood swings and emotions. On the other hand, it has already cost me a lot in terms of anxiety-laden behavior, sudden outbursts and lapses in judgement.

There are days when I feel so low that each step feels like an insurmountable task, but then without warning moments later I find myself filled with a rush of energy. It can be overwhelming to feel so emotionally charged at times and sometimes leads to impulsive decisions I regret later on. For others who may be struggling with similar experiences, just know that you are not alone - even though it may sometimes seem like there’s no end in sight. There is hope and understanding out there if we seek it!


I feel for you. It’s hard dealing with the rollercoaster ride of mental health issues, but know that you’re not alone in this. I’ve been there and it can really take a toll on your day-to-day life. It’s important to understand that there is still joy and possibility even when it doesn’t feel like it, and that it’s totally okay to reach out for help when necessary. Find people in your life who you can trust and open up to, and seek professional support if you need it. You are worthy - don’t forget that!

Hi there,

I completely understand how difficult and complicated it can be to manage mental health issues. On top of that, having mixed episodes can add a layer of stress and make the situation even more confusing. It may often feel like an uphill battle but I want you to know that you are not alone. As a 40-year-old woman who has faced her own struggles with mental health, I understand how hard it can be to come to terms with it and accept yourself for who you are.

Mental health should not be stigmatized, as everyone deals with their own challenges in life. It’s important to remember that recovery is possible; one day at a time. Know that there is support available when you need it and use whatever outlets work best for you when it comes to coping with challenging thoughts and emotions.

Take extra time for self-care and don’t forget to appreciate the positives too! That can make all the difference in your journey towards emotional well-being. Sending lots of positive energy your way!

Hey man, I hear you. Dealing with mixed episodes can be exhausting and challenging. It’s definitely not easy to accept and live with, but it’s great that you’re aware of the impact it has on your life. I totally get what you mean about feeling low one minute and then super charged the next - it can be so overwhelming. Just know that you’re not alone in this. There’s a whole community out there who understands what you’re going through and is ready to support you. And you’re right, there is hope. Seeking help and understanding is a big step, but it’s worth it. Hang in there, man. You’ve got this.

Hey, I can totally relate to what you’re going through. I’ve had my own experiences with mixed episodes and it can be really tough to navigate. It’s a rollercoaster of emotions and it’s okay to feel overwhelmed by it all. Just know that you’re not alone in this, and there are people out there who understand what you’re going through. It’s great that you’re aware of the impact it’s had on your life, and that self-awareness can be a powerful tool in managing these ups and downs. Remember, it’s okay to reach out for help when you need it, and together we can find ways to cope with these challenges. Hang in there, and keep holding on to that hope - it’s what will guide us through the tough times. Sending you positive vibes and strength!