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Psychology studies relevant to everyday life from PsyBlog. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: Helping Someone In Crisis – Mozilla Firefox. 5 Ways to Gain Control During a Manic Episode. May 17, 2010 by Robin Mohilner In order to take control of mania you first have to be able to recognize that you are experiencing mania.

5 Ways to Gain Control During a Manic Episode

Many people have a very difficult time doing this because the early and middle mania are pleasurable and productive. To recognize the early signs of mania please see my blog entitled, “Early Warning Signs of Mania: 6 Areas to Notice Mania on the Horizon”. Once you know the early warning signs and how to recognize mania, here are ways to intervene: 1. It is important to be able to identify what triggers your mania. People often get triggered into mania by a combination of excitement, stress and sense of urgency. To develop your ability to identify triggers: View forum - For Friends, Family, and Allies.

Bipolar Advantage. Family Members - Helping Your Bipolar Loved One. Foreword We received an email from someone who has two bipolar family members.

Family Members - Helping Your Bipolar Loved One

The writer had noticed how often bipolar people on our forum stated that a loved one's behavior was not helpful or even created more problems. The reader asked, "What IS helpful behavior? What does 'be supportive' really mean? " So we asked our community for their views on this important subject.

Believe that we are ill Learn about bipolar disorder Respect us Love us Don't make fun of us You can read their full responses by following the links at the bottom of this page. Remember -- every situation is unique. Note: The material from the About Bipolar Disorder Forum may have been edited for grammar, spelling or syntax, but the content remains unchanged. Show Me You Care Message to family members -- show me you care by helping me deal with how I'm feeling. Caring for Someone With Bipolar Disorder.

The mental-health-bloggers Daily. The Klonopin Chronicles. Caring for Someone With Bipolar Disorder. Soon after Missy had her daughter, she stopped sleeping, going from eight hours a night down to only two or three.

Caring for Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Her thoughts were racing, and she was going a million miles an hour. After a few nights, Missy’s husband Bill finally took her to the hospital. He couldn’t believe that one minute his wonderful wife seemed just fine and now she had become a patient in a psych unit. From the time Ally was nine months old, her parents Bill and Nancy knew that something was wrong. WHEN APARTMENT HUNTING IN SF.

Roommates by Apartment List. Directory of Free, Online Crochet Patterns by Category. Reversible 'Crochet Brioche' Hat. Hello fellow crafty people. :) I have lost count of the number of crocheters who like the brioche hat and tea cosy but don't knit and have asked for a crocheted version.

Reversible 'Crochet Brioche' Hat

I wasn't aware of any crochet that looks like brioche. I put my thinking cap on and fiddled around a bit and this is what I came up with. So just for you folk who wanted it in crochet, here it is - finally. When I was making it several people thought it was knitted and then got a surprise when they saw me using a hook! Enjoy! Size Approximately 60cm circumference at the base and 18cm tall in its relaxed state.

Materials 2 x 50g balls of Touch Yarns Pure Merino Wool that Knits as 4 ply. 4mm crochet hook. Some hat elastic if you want to make the brimless version and boost elasticity for repeated journeys on and off your head. How to do the Special Turn Work the last htr of the row and do NOT turn. Click the Gauge Special Notes – Please read before commencing the pattern The yarn is used DOUBLED throughout. Instructions. Crochet Baby Turban Pattern & Tutorial. This quick and easy crocheted hat makes a great handmade baby shower gift.

Crochet Baby Turban Pattern & Tutorial

The hardest part might be choosing the color. A faux rib pattern gives the little turban added interest. Free Pattern - Bella's La Push Hat. Nuuk Hat Crochet. Nuuk Hat I have never been to Greenland before.

Nuuk Hat Crochet

But I picture someone would need a warm hat in Greenland’s capital Nuuk, when the sled dogs are howling against the cold wind and daylight hours are limited in the winter season. This is a free crochet pattern for a hat. You start at the lower edge and work up to the top. The lower part has a pretty pattern with front post double crochets in it. It is optional to sew a headband lining into the hat. Materials Yarn I used 100% wool bought at a market – 120g ~ 4,3 ounces. Hook 4 mm US: 5/F Gauge 15 stitches x 11 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm = 2,5 inches x 2,5 inches Optional – Felt Fabric Use some thin felt fabric for the headband lining.

Teen/Adult Ribbed Cap - Free Crochet Pattern - Handcrafting With Love. Materials needed: Worsted Weight Yarn.

Teen/Adult Ribbed Cap - Free Crochet Pattern - Handcrafting With Love

Bosnian crochet hat. Child size hat.

Bosnian crochet hat

Bosnian crochet is very tight and stiff so we need to use a larger hook so we don't hurt our wrists while making our hats too small! :-) With worsted weight and K hook, chain 72. join. 1-6. sl st in each back loop st in front loop around13-14. sl st in back loop around15-20. sl st in front loop around I'm going to explain the next few rows 2 different ways; one with numbers and specific counting per row, and this way, with a general guideline for the next several rows.

*general guideline: 5 sl st in back loop, 5 sl st in front loop, repeat for rows.