Intense Emotions: When Present Events Trigger Past Trauma

If you’ve ever experienced a trigger in the present that included noticeable body sensations, this post is for you.  There’s a lot going on in our nervous systems when we experience a trigger connected to past trauma. Apologies for the mic static on this particular video. The content is excellent, so the video was posted […]

Win a copy of my new book, “Stronger Than BPD”!

Win a copy of my new book:Stronger Than BPD: The Girl’s Guide to Taking Control of Intense Emotions, Drama & Chaos Using DBT  ► CLICK HERE to enter now ◄ Contest closes February 13th and is unfortunately only open in the USA.   If you’re outside of the USA or just can’t wait to pre-order (it’s on a […]

Updated Portuguese BPD Open Letter

Thank you very much to Vicki G. Reiner, M.A., Life Coach for generously volunteering to have our Open Letter to Those Who Do Not Have BPD from those Who Do to Portuguese! Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) = Transtorno de Personalidade Borderline (TPB)Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) = Transtorno de Estresse Pós-Traumático (TEPT)Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) […]

BPD & Emotional Distress: Our choices impact our nervous systems…

Do you struggle with self-care when you’re under stress?  Some people shut down and let their self-care go by the wayside (hygiene, cooking, going out).  Others can’t seem to stop trying to solve a problem, even if they know it is unsolvable in that moment due to circumstances beyond their control. So many of us […]

👉👉 TIRED OF SELF-SABOTAGING?! Check this out…👈👈

For those who are 👉👉 TIRED OF SELF-SABOTAGING!! 👈👈 As emotionally sensitive people who may have BPD traits or borderline personality disorder, there are so many reasons why we might be prone to self-sabotaging behavior.  In this video, I talk about one of the reasons that many of us do it that people don’t talk […]

Borderline Personality Disorder: Is there hope?

Are you worried that having a BPD diagnosis (or having a loved one with this diagnosis) means doom?  That there’s little or no hope for building the life you want and that you are forever stuck repeating self-sabotaging, destructive behaviors and not getting anywhere with your goals? I have good news for you: If you’re ready to be encouraged about […]

My Road to DBT (Fiona’s Story)

Please welcome guest blogger Fiona, who actively blogs about her mental health experience to a captive audience at Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers. Her story is honest, refreshing, and inspiring. TRIGGER WARNING: Mentions of self-harm and a suicide attempt (not graphic). Eight years ago I was diagnosed with clinical depression, and two years ago, I […]

Top Picks for ‪‎BPD‬ (and other) Books [Facebook Live Stream]

Top picks for ‪‎BPD‬ (and other) books! Replay from live stream on Facebook… (www.facebook.com/dbtpath).  As promised, here’s the list of books with links. Please continue to comment with books that have helped you or have helped your loved ones better understand and cope! The Buddha and the Borderline http://amzn.to/1SdWccm Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder http://amzn.to/1XtHhce […]

Recent Facebook Live: Importance of Self-Care and Emotional Sensitivity (BPD)

I recently discovered Facebook Live, which allows my Facebook Followers on my Debbie of DBT Path Facebook page to connect with me in real-time, with me on the cam, talking and responding to comments and questions that you enter in below my video.  Here’s the first live event, which took place on April 1st. Thoughts? […]

BPD, Insecurity, and Reassurance

BPD, Insecurity, and Reassurance. What’s it all about? Join me for this super quick (less than 5 minutes) lesson on this topic. Looking forward to your thoughts – drop a comment below the video after watching so we can connect! Transcript: Please note that the text below may not be 100% accurate/verbatim to the video. […]