Episode 81: From Broken to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum, with Sara Schley

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In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri are joined by Sara Schley, the author of the acclaimed memoir BrainStorm: From Broken to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum. She is a wife, mother, grandmother and community leader. As a business consultant and speaker, she has led organizational transformations at companies around the world. Sara also has a Bipolar II brain, which is on the Bipolar Spectrum. Sara kept her diagnosis a secret from most people for nearly four decades. But now she is choosing to tell her story – from broken to blessed--in an effort to help save lives, end stigma surrounding mental health disorders, and to help optimize healing for millions. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with you there. Resources used for today’s podcast can be found here: https://saraschley.com/about-sara/ Brainstorm:From Broken to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum, by Sara Schley: https://amzn.to/3wx5WWq https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2005/Surveys-Reveal-Gap-in-Understanding-of-Bipolar-Dis#:~:text=Approximately%202.3%20million%20Americans%20are,generally%20requires%20life%2Dlong%20treatment. https://mentalillnesspolicy.org/medical/bipolar-facts.html Find Tracy:https://fb.watch/d1RPRWkxAy/ Today’s podcast was made possible through our affiliation with the following company. When you shop with us, you help us bring you further Life Lessons. You can also visit https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/shop-with-us.html and shop with us at any time. Or you can make a monetary contribution directly at www.paypal.com/paypalme/lifelessonspodcast or in PayPal by searching our email address: connect@lifelessonscommunity.com. Do you have a good news story, a listener-led lesson, or a special quote to share? Email us at connect@lifelessonscommunity.com or use the following link to fill out an easy to use form: https://forms.gle/jzdrA8T7ZWgdXSwV9 and listen each week to see if we share your submission. Thank you for listening!

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