Identity Issues and BPD

Halloween always reminds me of how stuck I used to be with the Borderline Personality Disorder issue of a lack of a sense of identity (with the masks and costumes and all).  Through much work through DBT, I no longer have this problem.  I never, ever imagined that I could overcome the lack of sense […]

Guided Meditation to Help With Relaxation

Got Stress?  This week I have a treat for you. It’s a 30-minute guided mediation that I recorded to encourage you to take some time today to relax, restore, and rejuvenate.  Getting proper rest and relaxation is a major contributor to our well-being. It’s often things like guided meditations and exercise that we resist and […]

Watch It Now: The Webinar on Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar (by Optimum Performance Institute)

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to co-facilitate a webinar on bipolar and borderline personalty disorder with the esteemed psychiatrist Robert “Dr. Bob” Fischer of Optimum Performance Institute (OPI).  That webinar (approximately 90-minutes long) is now up and available for you and your loved ones to watch! I really had fun with this event, which […]

Should You Take a Gap Year off Before College? (I wish I had)

Image courtesy of CollegeDegrees360. Image cropped. Recently, I’ve heard a lot about the “gap year” — that question of  “Should I take a year off before college?”  It’s been a while since I was a high school senior.  I’m feeling nostalgic, actually, in response to the 90’s comeback. (For those of you who watch YouTube […]

Is it Borderline Personality Disorder or Bipolar?

Some of you know that I was originally misdiagnosed with bipolar rapid cycling, put on meds that didn’t help, and left wondering if I could ever get my life on track.  When I finally received an accurate diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), I received access to treatment that would finally help me — namely, […]