Monthly Archives: August 2012

10 Zen Approaches to Summer for soft bipolar cyclothymia: 1. turn off the phone…..stop that compulsive multitasking. You don’t have to be available every minute for others you know. 2. be mindful of surroundings, sounds, birds, children playing: summer is a time to do things but also just watch things go by

10 Zen Approaches to Summer for soft bipolar cyclothymia:

1. turn off the phone…..stop that compulsive multitasking. You don’t have to be available every minute for others you know.
2. be mindful of surroundings, sounds, birds, children playing: summer is a time to do things but also just watch things go by
3. slow down, do less
4. continue eating healthy
5. choose activities you want to participate in
6. anger, panic, speeding tickets, spending, and rushing are a sign of too much or even hypomania. Slow down and do your blue light management. Watch out for compulsion to do things

http://www.boisebipolarcenter.com/2011/09/blue-light-management-for-soft-bipolar.html
7. increase your meditative and spiritual practices, not reduce them in summer
8. have some quiet and alone time
9. take time to ask others, “How is your day going”
10. listen to soft, calming music

www.boisebipolarcenter.com

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