Coping Effectively When You have Borderline (BPD) Traits

Do you suffer from the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? Perhaps you do not meet enough of the criteria to have  BPD diagnosis, but you identify with some of them or have even been told you have BPD traits.   Whatever your situation, the good news is that there is hope.  You can learn skills and techniques to […]

Coping With Distressing, Stress-Induced “Scary” Thoughts

Okay. I’m going through a particularly difficult time. A rough patch.  The Queen of emotion management and the poster child for recovery has been suffering and in need of extra support. I was waiting it out a bit in hopes that it would be very fleeting and I had hopes that I would “snap out […]

Why Your BPD Setback is NOT a Failure

So many times those of us with or in recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or other emotion regulation disorders see setbacks as failures.  I don’t believe they are, and in this video, I get into details as to why as well as how to reframe setbacks so that they become information to empower you.  […]

One Way Ticket Out of Freakoutville: Noticing & Describing (DBT)

If you have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or are in recovery and living as an emotionally sensitive person, one thing you can probably relate to is this:  You experience things far more intensely than others around you.   This may be your observation,  the feedback you receive from others, or a combination of the two.    […]