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October 12, 2022 72 mins

Paris was hospitalized during a mental health crisis when she was 19.  In her memoir, Crooked Illness- Lessons from Inside and Outside Hospital Walls, Paris shares her journey that let to her Bipolar 1 diagnosis and her road to recovery.  Paris inspires us all to take responsibility for our mental health through her bravery in action and vulnerability.  




0:00 Intro

2:30 Bipolar Diagnosis

10:00 Opening up about mental health

19:45 Mindset Shifts

23:55 How our parents shape us

41:12 Medication for Bipolar

46:27 Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health

1:02:27 Writing “Crooked Illness”

1:05:42 What’s Next



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