Tag Archives: sense of self

Why You Need a Strong Sense of Self and How to Boost It


via Why You Need a Strong Sense of Self and How to Boost It

BPD and The Chameleon Effect


As you may have noticed, I have been thinking a lot lately about Identity Disturbance and Sense of Self lately.  Here is a great article that describes the “Chameleon Effect” in Borderline Personality Disorder:

https://sjmyles79.wordpress.com/2013/07/22/borderline-personality-disorder-and-the-chameleon-effect/

Identity Disturbance and BPD


Another great post from Debbie Corso on Identity Disturbance and finding a sense of self:

http://emotionallysensitive.com/identity-disturbance-and-borderline-personality-disorder-bpd/

“Just Be Yourself”


Many times we are told to “just be yourself.”  The trouble with Borderline Personality Disorder is that we often don’t have a sense of self.  We don’t know who “yourself” is.  That’s where Dialectical Behaviour Therapy comes in.  It helps us to develop a sense of self.  Here’s a post with some great links from Debbie Corso at Healing From BPD about finding yourself when you have Borderline Personality Disorder:

http://www.my-borderline-personality-disorder.com/2012/08/identity-disturbance-markedly-or-persistently-unstable-self-image-BPD.html

26 Questions To Help You Know Yourself Better | Happily Imperfect


Source: 26 Questions To Help You Know Yourself Better | Happily Imperfect

Unstable Sense of Self in Borderline Personality Disorder | Rachel in Borderland


Unstable Sense of Self in Borderline Personality Disorder | Rachel in Borderland.

HealingFromBPD.org – Borderline Personality Disorder Blog: BPD: Why do we seem so needy?


HealingFromBPD.org – Borderline Personality Disorder Blog: BPD: Why do we seem so needy?.

Sense of Self – Musings of the Misguided


Sense of Self – Musings of the Misguided.