Alyssa Curnow

Alyssa is a free-spirited writer, a lover of wit and whiskey, and an aspiring nomad with a passion for learning as much as she can about other cultures around the world. She’s a public relations professional and a mental health activist now based in the City of Brotherly Love, but her heart will always belong to NYC.

From Utter Defeat to True Acceptance: An Exploration of Bipolar Disorder

My personal journey to a Bipolar I diagnosis was not short nor was it easy. It was incredibly painful, confusing and self-diminishing. However, the day I learned that my feelings and actions were justified and that the root cause to the trail of madness I had created for myself was out of my control was the best day of my entire life.