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Credit: Lorre Leon Mendelson, Nashville, TN • 3rd Place Winner in the 2007 DBSA Facing Us Video Contest, Facing Relationships

Tip Perception of Succuess & Failure

At nearly 48years of age, & a lifelong veteran of bipolar disorder, I find myself continually readjusting my definition of success. Adapting more realistic standards based on my own cycles, rather than what I think I "should" be able to accomplish, then beating myself up when I'm unable to reach those ideals. A quote below aptly describes my present approach to defining success. "Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed." Corita Kent.

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