Does it feel like you are not in control of your mind? Bipolar is a brain disorder and it causes abnormal mood shifts. You can have mood swings, struggle to focus and concentrate, your energy and activity levels and change and you can find it difficult to do the simplest of things.
"Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that is chronic that is as a result of dysfunction of the neurotransmitters of the brain. This means there is no cure for it and that one must stay on medication for life to prevent relapse. The medication helps to balance the dysfunctional brain neurotransmitters."
You may be curious about how you got this disorder: why you were chosen, what you did wrong or why you. You could feel discouraged if you fixate on these questions. They are not always useful and beneficial; they can lead to dead-end answers.
You could focus on questions that can help you understand the disorder and teach you to cope so that you can live a better life.