Jeff Goins is a writer who blogs at goinswriter.com and the author of Wrecked: When A Broken World Slams Into Your Comfortable Life. In this book, Jeff shares stories from his own life and the lives of others to explain what it means to be “wrecked”—an experience that occurs when God transforms your view of the world.
Uncovering Your Purpose: Interview With Writer Jeff Goins
One of the challenging things about a mental health crisis is that often, even the people that care about you aren’t quite sure how to be there for you. After getting diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I lost a lot of friends during a time when I most needed support from them.
When I was first diagnosed with bipolar, I suffered from a variety of seriously negative thoughts and emotions. From feelings of embarrassment and shame, to feeling abandoned by people I cared about, to feeling confused about my diagnosis, my mind was constantly overwhelmed and bombarded.