I have an employee with Bipolar, how do I best support them?
What is the best way to manage life in the workplace if you have Bipolar?
When the employee has a "high"- let them have some extra duties- they will generally be buzzing with energy and enthusiasm. This will also counteract the "low" days, where more monotonous duties are appreciated.
In general though, don't gloss over the subject, and don't be afraid to ask if they're feeling ok- knowing that someone is caring for you as an individual instead of as someone who can get a job done, is very well appreciated when you are having your funny spells
Some of the ways you can help a fellow co-worker who is bipolar is by making sure your comments are never negative towards them or even blaming them for the way they are feeling that day. You want to work hard at being patient especially if they are having a bad day. Being empathetic can help you with that. Especially on those bad days try to view matters through the eyes of the sufferer rather than through your own. A good principal to follow is the one found in 1 Corinthians 10:24 - "Let each one keep seeking not his own advantage but that of the other person." Hopefully you find this helpful.
It could also be comforting to share the hope found in the bible. God has made a promise in the scriptures that soon all sickness will end. Isaiah 33:24 states, "..No resident will say I am sick." To learn more about how this promise will come true go to:
by Robin Grosswirth 6 years ago
How can we as fellow writers lend our best support to our community of writers?
by kikibruce 4 years ago
How can I help and support someone with Bipolar?How do I help someone who does not think they have Bipolar, but I think they do?What are some places to turn to for help with Bipolar?
by salt 8 years ago
Hi, all, I havent left, Ive just left a relationship and am at present between homes. Ive had a few days to work life out and am feeling better about myself. Please wish me luck and I will be back, happier and happier....Im trying to decide if I should sit and settle where I am or travel a bit.. I...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|