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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,...

Borderline Personality Survivor Stories

Borderline Personality Survivor Stories

Recovery is Possible. There are so many stories of the pain and suffering of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Unfortunately, we rarely hear stories about people who have taken their control and their lives back from this illness. But this documentary is different,...

Mindfulness Helps People with BPD

Mindfulness is the core skill taught in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, but how exactly do we know that mindfulness helps people with BPD? One summary of the research by UCLA reported on the positive correlation between meditating and positive affect.  Harvard recently...

When You Have More Than One Diagnosis

Often mental illness is accompanied by one or more additional diagnoses.  When you have more than one diagnosis, these underlying issues may go undetected. Some examples comorbid diagnoses My own doctor specifies some of these comorbid disorders in his...

Dealing with Chronic Mental Illness

Lifelong mental illness requires constant monitoring by doctors, caregivers, and by ourselves.  Not a day goes by that we can afford to skip the check-ins with ourselves and the action steps necessary to keep us from going off the deep end.  Making sure we take our...

 

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