Here's another "today's view from our mobile office." Have you noticed I like to park and work near water -- particularly moving water and more particularly waterfalls? I find water very calming to see and even more so if I can hear it. It also helps me work productively on something that requires significant attention and focus, like writing. Today I was triggered into an angry, hypomanic mood. The event that triggered me would have made anyone mad, but I got the anger with truly racing thoughts about what I should have said or done, what I will say or do,and all the incidents in both recent and ancient history where this person has treated me and others in a similar way -- not to mention crushing pressure in my chest.
You can't eliminate all bipolar symptoms, but you can learn to deal with them. Here's what I did: