Emotional First Aid Kit – Self-Soothing (DBT)

Do you have an emotional first aid kit that you can turn to when you’re feeling emotionally distressed.  Check out this lovely video by  Youtuber “Life in Recovery.”  She goes through self-soothing through the five senses –  one of my very favorite DBT skills! Let me know what you think! Thanks for reading. More soon. […]

Men and Borderline Personality Disorder

May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness month.  As a woman in recovery from BPD, I share my story to encourage others that this is a disorder that can be overcome!  Yes, you may still meet some of the criteria (I still do!), but you can get to the point where this disorder no longer rules your […]

Not Everyone is an Emotional Exhibitionist (Review of Welcome to Me)

I wondered how much I would relate to the character of Alice, played by Kristen Wiig in the new movie Welcome to Me.  In the movie, Alice says that she was thought to have bipolar rapid cycling  but was later told she had borderline personality disorder. I could relate to that. She disclosed this while […]