Back from the brink: Eastern Iowa man leading global mental health initiative


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What I Said When Asked Why I Write About Having Borderline – The Mighty


via What I Said When Asked Why I Write About Having Borderline | The Mighty

This is why I’m glad I was finally diagnosed with BPD


via This is why I’m glad I was finally diagnosed with borderline personality disorder | The Independent

I Am Not Ashamed – Men Tell Health


via I Am Not Ashamed — Men Tell Health

Happy Mother’s Day!


I hope everyone’s had a great Mother’s Day today.  I know that some people have a very difficult time on this day, so I hope that for those of you who find if hard, that you had the best day possible.  My thoughts are with all of you.

I had a good day today.  I visited family and paid my respects to some family members who have passed away.  I also received a very lovely card.  It was a pretty relaxing day.

Till next time,

— Joyce.

Please Join Us at the Congressional Briefing on Engaging and Supporting Families in Suicide Prevention. Live Stream Event


via Please Join Us at the Congressional Briefing on Engaging and Supporting Families in Suicide Prevention. Live Stream Event – Borderline Personality Disorder

Great New Blog!


Please check out this great new blog:  http://inalifewithbpd.wordpress.com

It is written by a young woman named Lizzie.  She would like to help others by sharing about herself.  She would love to know that there are other young people out there with Borderline Personality Disorder as well.

Some of Lizzie’s posts are titled by her moods, which have not been the best.  Let’s try to change that so that she doesn’t feel as alone.  Subscribe now.

“I want people to face their fears, tear off their masks and be real”


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“I like mindfulness. I just don’t DO it” – Left Brain Buddha


via “I like mindfulness. I just don’t DO it.” – Left Brain Buddha

How to Learn The Skill For A Lifetime: Self-Soothing – CEN


via How To Learn The Skill For A Lifetime: Self-Soothing | Childhood Emotional Neglect

Newly Diagnosed with BPD


via Newly Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

Working Through Your Emotions with Your Hands


via Working Through Your Emotions with Your Hands | Weightless

Sashbear Walk Poster-flyer


http://sashbear.org/events/sashbear-walk-2018/2018-Sashbear-Walk-Poster-Flyer.pdf

How to Tell Childhood Emotional Neglect from BPD


via How To Tell Childhood Emotional Neglect From Borderline Personality Disorder | Childhood Emotional Neglect

An Introduction to Life With BPD – The Mighty


via An Introduction to Life With Borderline Personality Disorder | The Mighty

An Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Psych Central


via An Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy | Psych Central

BPD in Adults: eMentalHealth.ca


via Borderline Personality Disorder in Adults : Ottawa-Carleton, ON : eMentalHealth.ca

Feeling Freedom After BPD Diagnosis – The Mighty


via Feeling Freedom After Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis | The Mighty

Learning to Manage Emotions with DBT


via Learning to manage emotions with Dialectical Behavior Therapy | YES | Bellevue Reporter

6 Ways to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions


via 6 Ways to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

Why “Pushing the River” Makes BPD Harder to Manage


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Walk for BPD (New York, NY)


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More Holistic Therapy Rescues La Crosse Man From Precipice of Depression


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You are not a tree


The Tenacious Warrior

I used to introduce myself like this, “Hi, I’m Vicki and I’m Bpd.” I couldn’t think of any other words or descriptions of interests that described me other than those 3 little letters. Every aspect of my personality, my behaviour and every action I would justify under the huge umbrella term, Borderline Personality Disorder. I thought that it was all I was and all I’d ever be. I had become so acutely aware of how different I was from everyone else, and how much of an outsider that made me. I would isolate myself for days on end and refuse to try anything new outside of my safe Bpd life. I felt stuck, hopeless and my identity was unstable to say the least!

Less than a year later, and a years worth of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy down the line, and I can proudly say I couldn’t be further from the…

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Inpatient Hospitalizations: Providing a Crash Course in Treatment for BPD – McLean Hospital


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