You know the bipolar type – somewhat grandiose-level ideas, creativity on point, and disruption to the max? Well, the caveat to that abundance of grandiosity is a complete lack of execution or follow through – and ultimately, crash and burn.
During Recovery 1.0, I tried to do way too much. Start a non-profit, apply for research grants, change the mental health game. I ultimately crashed, which has been the theme of most of my adult life and for many of my peers living with mental illness.