Courses Offered By Bipolar Advantage
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Bipolar IN Order Course Description
This is the main course of Bipolar Advantage. It lasts for eight-weeks and lays out a simple step-by-step plan to help guide a person from Bipolar Disorder to what we call Bipolar IN Order. Bipolar IN Order describes the ability to experience a range of states that no longer negatively impact our lives. Students have the option of navigating the course content in a self-paced manner or in a more structured way by opting to focus on weekly topics suggested in a community course calendar.
The course includes videos, written lessons, exercises, live group online meetings, discussion forums, and the support of a community dedicated to creating the best outcomes possible for Bipolar.
Week 1: The Bipolar IN Order Formula For Success
Week 2: Introspection
Week 3: IN Order vs Dis-Order
Week 4: Finding Your Most Productive Zone
Week 5: Lowering The Intensity Of Your State
Week 6: Accounting For Time
Week 7: Finding The Advantages
Week 8: Planning For Success
The following courses are supplemental to the main Bipolar IN Order course and can be purchased separately
or accessed any time as part of the Bipolar Advantage Online membership. Memberships are the most cost-effective way to take our courses since it only costs $29.95/month for access to all of our courses including the main Bipolar IN Order course. More info...
Relationships That Work
People with mental conditions are not the only ones that have difficult relationship hurdles. Don't be resigned to bad relationships. There are clear processes and tools that will help you be successful in creating and sustaining lasting relationships at home, work, and elsewhere. Healthy relationships are essential for Bipolar IN Order. More info...
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What To Do When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed
We all get overwhelmed sometimes. It happens when the intensity of an experience is too much to handle. Many experience Bipolar as a very overwhelming condition. This course dives deeply into understanding what overwhelm is, how it affects those experiencing it and what one can do when it occurs.
The scientific benefits of meditation are many, and its powerful effects can extend beyond a meditative session and into your daily routines. The techniques in this course are specifically tailored for bipolar to help increase focus, attention and mental strength among other things. More info...
Building Your Team
Care is usually specialized and separate. Which is why getting a professional team together is beneficial. Who can help and when? This course contains plans and forms to help students get their care team on the same page. Students learn to make agreements in advance of crisis. More importantly, establish clear communication so crisis is less likely. More Info...
Alternative Treatment Options
Tools for lowering intensity of states is only one aspect of getting Bipolar IN Order. This course explores the options for treating symptoms of Bipolar. It addresses the need to return to a better life and how confusing it is for many to navigate treatment options. Students learn to make sense of treatment options and how to go about picking tools that are the most effective for getting to Bipolar IN Order. More info...
How To Thrive During Travel
Travel can be a huge stressor for everyone and can trigger intense episodes. Being prepared and knowing how to handle the triggers and any difficult situations that may arise can mean the difference between a peaceful trip and a disaster. More info...
The meaning we place on words has a tremendous influence on how we experience our condition. Challenging others' perceptions of our condition is very important to experiencing a paradigm shift in the way we view our condition and our approach to living with it. Unlinking symptoms from our reactions to them cannot be accomplished without challenging the definitions of mania and depression. In this lesson learn to help others and ourselves re-define what this condition means to us and the world. More info...
How To Direct Energy in Mania and Depression
The energy we feel in mania is very powerful. It can easily overwhelm us and take control of our thoughts and behaviors. We can learn to use it to our advantage but we must be careful. This course gives practical understanding and exercises that give students the ability to channel the energy in mania and depression for positive use in a safe and productive manner. More info...
Bipolar IN Order State Specific Functionality Assessments
Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Social, and Career/Financial Specific Assessments meant to help you discover the areas of strength and functionality vs the areas of weakness and adversity in your current understanding of Bipolar IN Order. Often we have specific areas that are holding us back and other areas which are moving us forward. Learn to identify and differentiate between them.
Wrestling With An Idea
How can one take a concept and make it our own so it integrates with our self-understanding and self-knowledge? What questions or proposals would a person reject initially and later come to respect, admire, or believe in? This course presents the concept of wrestling with an idea and how it applies to specific concepts of Bipolar IN Order.
There are times in which our states may overwhelm us to the point that our functionality gets affected. Although the ultimate goal of the Bipolar Advantage program is to reach full functionality during the experience of varied mood episodes, we acknowledge the need for safe and effective crisis management plans. This course will help you make sure that the plans are in place.
Bipolar IN Order Book Course
Course based on the Bipolar IN order book by Tom Wootton. There are so many examples of bipolar "disorder" that it is easy to understand why so many people try to avoid it instead of facing it and getting it under control. We can choose to view depression, mania, hallucination, and delusion from at least two different perspectives--either as "disorder" or as "in order." Knowing that we have a choice of perspectives leads us to the understanding that we do not have to accept a diminished life. More info...
One On One Coaching is not part of the membership.
One On One Coaching takes the courses to a whole new level. Pacing the Bipolar IN Order course to the student's schedule and having in-depth coaching on specific concepts and lessons can make a huge difference in a student's success. The One On One Coach can provide the greatest understanding of how the information applies directly to the student's circumstances. First, students learn about the basic concepts of Bipolar IN Order through an overview of the Eight Essential Steps To Freedom From Bipolar Disorder. Then, the coach and the student work as a team to create a curriculum tailored to specific goals, learning style, and experience level. Please note: One On One is not part of the membership. More info...