“When I’m writing a new song there is no feeling like it. If I’m honest, I need a bit of a high to give me that urge to write, to create something out of nothing, to express this intense feeling inside me that otherwise turns in on me in such a destructive way…”

Read Emily’s recent blog for The Sean Costello Fund for Bipolar Research (USA).

“I’ve come to realise that all this energy in my head is something precious, something I can transform into creativity if I choose to. I can’t change the fact I have bipolar disorder but I can change how I deal with it…”

Read a recent interview with Emily by Bipolar UK, the national charity supporting people living with bipolar disorder.