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famous and successful folk who had or have bipolar

I find this list really encouraging Smiley Happy 

 

Alexander Hamilton

Kanye West

Winston Churchill

Lily Allen

Ada Lovelace

Graham Greene

Nina Simone

Isaac Newton

Mariah Carey

Demi Lovato

Jimmy Hnedrix

Russell Brand

Mel Gibson

Carrie Fisher

Van Gogh

Virginia Woolf

Florence Nightingale

Earnest Hemmingway

Buzz Aldrin

Sting

Catherine Zeta-Jones

 

https://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/ss/slideshow-celebrities-bipolar-disorder

 

https://www.everydayhealth.com/bipolar-disorder-pictures/famous-people-with-bipolar-disorder.aspx#vi...

 

After therapy and treatment, Lovato says she's in a good place. "Now I live well with bipolar disorder," Lovato says. "Happiness is a choice. Life is a roller coaster. You can make the highs as amazing as possible, and you can control how low the lows go."

 

https://www.inspiremalibu.com/blog/dual-diagnosis/10-people-you-might-be-surprised-had-bipolar-disor...

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Re: famous and successful folk who had or have bipolar

@Jenn4  Hi Jenn4 I am pretty sure Linda Hamilton (one of my fav actors) from Terminator franchise has Bipolar too.

Re: famous and successful folk who had or have bipolar

@greenpea nice! a lot of creative folk do Smiley Happy 

Re: famous and successful folk who had or have bipolar

I've read all Carrie Fisher's books. How she managed her bipolar was whitty but also brave. 

Re: famous and successful folk who had or have bipolar

@Queenie yeah nice, might check them out. Smiley Happy

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