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Does The Moon Affect Our Moods? | Emotion Dysregulation

As someone with Borderline Personality Disorder who experiences intense emotions that often get dysregulated, I’m always interested in learning about possible causes or connections to shifts in mood. I’ll even go so far as to consider the urban legend that the full moon can cause strange things to happen here on earth. If you had […]

The Biology of An Emotion | Slowing Down Anxiety, Panic,and Distress

This week, a number of my #BPDfriends on Twitter were suffering from what appeared to me to be intense episodes of emotional dysregulation — something that I, as a person with Borderline Personality Disorder, am all too familiar with (thought they are far and few between compared with years past).In each instance that I was honored […]

The Four Agreements: Toltec Wisdom for the Emotionally Wounded

Years ago, in a mystical new age bookstore, I stumbled upon a book and accompanying deck of cards called “The Four Agreements.” I remember my intrigue when I read the back cover and learned that there was a system of beliefs, delivered down from the Toltec culture, that boiled down to four, simple principles. I […]

Emotion Dysregulation and Borderline Personality Disorder & Emotion Dysregulation

You know those moments where you just literally fall apart and want someone to hold you and tell you everything will be alright?  I experienced that this evening. I curled up tight in a ball on the couch and cried, frustrated over a computer file that didn’t save my changes.  I had worked on it […]