Tag Archive for: don’t give up

5 Strategies for Sticking With DBT and Recovery (Even When Times Get Tough)

Please welcome back Healing From BPD Guest Blogger, Mary:                                Debbie has asked me to write on my experience thus far of participating in an Intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Treatment Program.  More specifically, she has asked me to give some words of advice to others in such a program who may find themselves […]

Don’t Give Up – DBT for Distressing Self-Harm Thoughts

It has been a long while since I have had the types of thoughts I’ll be writing about today. If you’re feeling particularly sensitive around self-harm thoughts or issues, please be advised that this post comes with a trigger warning.*Trigger Warning Starts*I felt alarmed today.  I experienced thoughts I haven’t had in a couple of […]

Getting Through The Darkest Days of Mental Illness | Borderline Personality Disorder

How do you get through the darkest days that come due to mental illness?  In this video, I discuss my own personal experience around: Coping with and getting through the darkest days that we encounter as a part of suffering from and living with mental illness Tolerating the distress of miserable emotions The power of […]