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Image of an eye within an eye

"It's easy to fall prey to low self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy when you have bipolar disorder. The more your hidden disability becomes visible, the more you need to seek your strengths, to counter the indignities. Luckily, creativity and imagination often thrive in bipolar territory."

Black and beige image of an eye with long eyelashes. In the centre of the eye ball is the image of another eye. To the right of the image is a poem, which reads:

My hidden
disabilities
aren't so
hidden
anymore.

Neither are
my strengths