Help Yourself: Yoga Techniques to Soothe Your Nervous System (PTSD, Anxiety, BPD)

Even those who do not suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder or emotion regulation issues will likely benefit from this post. It has to do with a method of helping yourself when you’re feeling stressed and tense, especially on a muscular level.  When it comes to feeling unbalanced emotionally, there is almost always a physical component […]

The Borderline Time Traveler: BPD and PTSD

I am currently reading for a future review and lots of little posts like this in the meantime, (FTC Disclaimer: I was sent this book by New Harbinger Publications with no obligation.) Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Relieve Your Suffering Using the Core Skill of Dialectical Behavior Therapy by Blaise Aguirre, MD and Gillian Galen, […]

DBT For Coping With Fear at the Dentist

Fear is an interesting thing. We have the ability to experience fear as a protective instinct, but for many of us who are emotionally sensitive, a part of our brain that senses and responds to danger (the amygdala) can go into overdrive, sending Emergency Broadcast System style warnings to us that something is dreadfully wrong, […]

Border _ | A compassionate documentary on BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder)

Welcome, and please enjoy viewing the documentary “Border  _” This compassionate film on Borderline Personality Disorder and (and the hopeful possibility of RECOVERING from BPD) is the creative and passionate vision of producer/director Dr. Tamra Sattler and features the following women who have all overcome and recovered from (or are in the process of recovering from) Borderline […]

The Emotionally Sensitive Person & The Challenge of School – Guest post by Chloe Trogden

Please welcome guest blogger Chloe Trogden with her first post at Healing From Borderline Personality Disorder. The Challenges of Attending School while Managing Symptoms of BPD Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can make it challenging for those who suffer from it to meet responsibilities, such as maintaining a job or attending school. One notable success story […]

Being Emotionally Sensitive (Crying over Cherrios Nana Commercial)

   Here is the Cheerios Nana commercial that I mentioned in my vlog above.Here is the Boundary Bubble post that I mentioned.

Portuguese translation of Open from Those of Us Who Have Borderline Personality Disorder

So thankful that a reader offered to translate this letter from English to Portuguese for her Mom and offered to share it with my readers. Enjoy and share. 🙂  Also available as a video in French at this link. Uma Carta Aberta de nós com Transtorno de Personalidade Boderline: Queridos amigos, parentes, amantes, ex-amantes, colegas, […]

Dual Diagnosis: Addiction and BPD – There is Hope! (Borderline Personality Disorder)

A Way to Numb The Pain For me drinking was a way for me to handle negative emotions. It allowed me to escape the overwhelming unhappiness I felt and to instead feel nothing at all. Like any other “negative” coping mechanism I thought drinking worked great for a while. I began drinking regularly about at […]