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Ode to Lord (Bill) Ian Vincent Scheffel

7/17/2018
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The name Ian means "Gift from God." Bill-Ian was a Drala Master of the Crazy Wisdom Lineage, as well as a Sufi Mystic, Celtic Buddhist, Bipolar Human Being, and Best Friend. Please visit westernmountain.org, verticaltimeyoga.com, and transcendingmadness.com to receive blessings from the great work of Lord (Bill) Ian Vincent Scheffel. RIP 7/8/2018.

Duration:00:07:31

Chris Cole: Reappropriating Bipolar Beyond Pathology

6/28/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole reads from a recent article, "Reappropriating Bipolar Beyond Pathology," published on Mad in America's webzine, madinamerica.com. You can read the article here: https://www.madinamerica.com/2018/06/reappropriating-bipolar-beyond-pathology/

Duration:00:16:01

Kiana Fitzgerald: Ye Love, Manic Tweets, and Complex Bipolarism

6/14/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Kiana Fitzgerald—music journalist, editor, editorial producer, and DJ. She's currently a staff writer for Complex, an award-winning, multimedia website that focuses on hip-hop music, culture, style, sports and sneakers. She attended Texas State University, where she received a bachelor's in journalism and a master's in new media. Before landing at Complex, she worked for NPR, and a small creative studio that focused on empowering...

Duration:00:45:01

Chris Cole: Bipolar like Kanye West

6/8/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks to the recent news of Kanye West coming out as bipolar, especially amid so much political and cultural controversy. What are the implications for the rest of humanity? How do we relate to the complexity of Kanye West and ourselves? There is an opportunity emerging for us to explore a greater depth of understanding, both in our own psyches and the collective.

Duration:00:10:47

Sean Blackwell: Bipolar, Awakening, Crisis, and Bipolar Awakening Crisis

5/25/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Sean Blackwell —YouTube sensation, author, retreat facilitator, and spiritual messenger. Since 2007, Sean Blackwell has been researching and teaching about the spiritual dimension and healing potential of bipolar disorder, through his YouTube channel, bipolarORwakingUP. His videos graphically illustrate subjects such as spiritual emergency, transpersonal psychology, and the evolution of consciousness, always demonstrating how...

Duration:00:50:30

Victoria Maxwell: Naked Psychosis, Imperfect Bodies, and Spiritual Medication

5/8/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Victoria Maxwell—mental health speaker, performer, and wellness warrior. She lives with bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis, and for more than 17 years has been presenting keynotes and workshops on mental illness and recovery, creativity, wellness and self-care.

Duration:00:42:44

Kelli Foulkrod: Yoga Therapy, Social Engagement, and Organic Mental Health

4/17/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Kelli Foulkrod—licensed psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and healing arts practitioner located in Austin, Texas. For the past 16 years, Kelli has been working in the mental health field and practicing yoga and meditation. Kelli approaches mental health from a holistic lens, and incorporates the body, soul, and spirit into modalities for addressing human suffering.

Duration:00:41:24

Aubrey Good: International Bipolar Foundation, World Bipolar Day, and #BIPOLARSTRONG

3/23/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Aubrey Good—Program Coordinator for the International Bipolar Foundation. Aubrey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 18, and she hopes to use her experiences and knowledge to help bring awareness and education about bipolar disorder. Aubrey is particularly passionate about mental health reform in the criminal justice system and underserved communities. Her background in the United States military also motivates her to break...

Duration:00:31:18

Dr. Emma Bragdon: Spiritual Emergency, Spiritual Crisis, and Holding Complexity

3/15/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Dr. Emma Bragdon—author, psychologist, and integrative mental health expert. Dr. Bragdon is the Founder and Executive Director of Integrative Mental Health for You. She has written extensively on topics of spirituality and mental health, including seven books. Dr. Bragdon provides lectures and trainings internationally, and is one of the preeminent leaders in the area of spiritual emergency and spiritual crisis.

Duration:00:37:17

Jeff Warren: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, Secular Spirituality, and the Paradox of Practice

1/31/2018
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In this episode of Waking Up Bipolar, Chris Cole speaks with Jeff Warren —writer and meditation teacher. Jeff is the author of The Head Trip, a travel guide to sleeping, dreaming and waking, and co-author of the current New York Times bestselling Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book. He is also Founder and Chief Exploring Officer of The Consciousness Explorers Club, a nonprofit meditation adventure group in Toronto.

Duration:00:42:53

Chris Cole: Bipolar Order, Getting to the Heart of Sanity

1/23/2018
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SparkTalks, dynamic presentations that share the wisdom of Naropa University’s alumni, will open your heart, broaden your perspective, and enliven your spirit. At age 18, Chris experienced what he thought was a spiritual awakening, only to be diagnosed with acute manic psychosis. After struggling for years amid an affinity for spiritual material and an aversion to psychopathology, he now finds refuge in Love, which holds space for it all.

Duration:00:21:38