“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world” – Albert Einstein.
Despite the genius of Einstein’s knowledge-based mind, he appreciated his imaginative mind even more so. And this is a fantastic upside of bipolar – our creativity.
When bipolar started to surface, I took up the pen. I journalled my thoughts and feelings, and it became clear that my mind had plenty to say. I wrote down an experience of meditation: as I imagined with all my senses, I got this perfect picture of kind eyes gazing upon me. This moment brought great comfort, like a womb of love encircling me. Moreover, I was moved to write a poem: Continue reading