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Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

A beginner's guide to mindfulness couldn't possibly teach you everything you need to know in order to master the art. Yet even a very basic understanding can give you amazing insight into your thoughts and emotions. Here are a few quick steps to get you started. What...

3 Reasons to Stop Avoiding Painful Feelings

3 Reasons to Stop Avoiding Painful Feelings

We often avoid painful feelings because... well because they are unpleasant. We numb them with substances or distract with activities or mindlessly scroll through social media. Distracting can help us get through tough times, but as a long-term problem-solving tactic,...

A Tough Day in Recovery

A Tough Day in Recovery

When All You Could Do was Make It Through What a day. Seemed like things began bombarding me and my recovery goals from the moment I woke up. A few times throughout the day I thought to myself, "Why not just quit today; why not just lay down and give up? This is too...

When BPD Leads to Rejection and Abandonment

When BPD Leads to Rejection and Abandonment

How we push people away when we have BPD THE BRUTAL TRUTH When BPD leads to abandonment and rejection, you learn quickly. Soon, you fear abandonment by all the people you love, and you start to see abandonment everywhere. To avoid being rejected, you push them away...

Finding Treatment that Works for BPD

FINDING TREATMENT THAT WORKS FOR BPD Before addressing the obstacles we may face DURING the treatment process, we must take a hard look at the difficulties of even finding treatment options.  Those of you who have been through multiple therapeutic attempts will know...

5 Areas of Instability in Borderline Personality

A major characteristic of Borderline Personality Disorder is instability in a number of areas, mainly an instability in mood and relationships. There are many other areas of life that are thrown off-balance as well, including one's self-identity, decisions, and...

 

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