To the Hopeful and the Winning of Bipolar and mental illness!!

Note: since this blog was written, Carrie Fisher has sadly passed away. She rocked!

Deborah

Hi Folks

Heres a great story, with pics et al, that gives everyone who suffers this horrible condition, hope! We can all do with hope, and more hope, so here’s to my fellow hoping and winning! x x

A Reminder That ‘Princess Leia’ Is An O.G. Mental Health Hero

She’s been speaking out against stigma for years

Carrie Fisher is a total badass.

The actress, who is reprising her role as the formidable Princess Leia in the next installment of the Star Wars franchise, has been speaking out on mental illness for more than 10 years — something that was almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began.

She’s given honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction and bipolar disorder, displaying a no-holds-barred attitude when it comes to discussing the realities of mental health conditions.

Since we’re going to be seeing a lot more of Fisher

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