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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

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

How we push people away when we have BPD THE BRUTAL TRUTH When you fear abandonment by the people you love, you start to see abandonment everywhere. To avoid being rejected, you push them away before they can hurt you. The result? No one can abandon you, because there...

32 Intentions For My 32nd Birthday

The baby face may have fooled you but I actually turned 32 years old today! So to celebrate my birthday, I thought I'd share some of the intentions I've set for myself based on who I am and who I am becoming. As many of you know, I am diagnosed with some severe mental...

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

Borderline Personality Disorder is characterized by instability in a number of areas, mainly an instability in mood and relationships. But there are many other areas of life that are thrown off-balance for the BPD sufferer, including one's self-identity, decisions,...

3 Habits to Practice on Mindfulness Monday

Mindfulness Monday   “People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky,...

 

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