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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...

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...

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...