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Personal Story: Roy F. Kirby, Marshfield, MA

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Topic: Bipolar Disorder • Title: “The Gift” • 3rd Place Winner in the 2007 DBSA Facing Us Video Contest, Facing Recovery

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Tip 15-minute 'Worry' Time

One hour before bedtime each night, find a quiet place where no one will disturb you, and just worry. Release the worry from your mind. If it helps, write down the worries and hide them somewhere or burn them. By bedtime, I usually don't have anything left to worry about and I feel much better. Do it every night if you have to.

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