Monthly Archives: February 2012
What Are the Best Careers for Bipolar People?
At the end of the day, people with bipolar disorder are often able to succeed in just about any career (except the ones from which we are barred, which I will mention below).
However, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t consider which careers will be best for us. Because of the special challenges associated with bipolar disorder, there are some careers where we are more likely to thrive as people than in others. Continue reading
Accommodating Bipolar Disorder in the Workplace, Part III: Emotional Support
This is the third part of a series. Part one, which discusses disclosure and stigma can be found here. The second part, on scheduling can be found here.
At first, it might look like emotional needs may not be a part of an employer’s responsibility. After all, employers don’t seem to concern themselves with the emotional needs of their employees; a certain set of emotional predispositions is required of anyone in a work environment. Continue reading
Accommodating Bipolar Disorder in the Workplace, Part II: Scheduling
This is part two of a series. Part one, which discusses disclosure and stigma can be found here. Part three, which is on emotional support, can be found here.
Bipolar disorder is different from many other disabilities in that it affects many bipolar people periodically. Continue reading