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Borderline Personality Disorder

3 Years After Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis: “I don’t recognize that girl.”


The other day as I was looking through files on my computer, I came across a vlog that I recorded in 2010, about a month after being officially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. I was stunned. As I watched my "former self," I compassionately remembered how awkward it felt to be her. I watched my physical mannerisms, my insecurities, and my then desperate attempt to present myself as someone who I thought others would...
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Video: Crisis Intervention Resource for Dysregulated Emotions


As part of my recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder, I have begun DBT coaching sessions on a weekly basis with Teresa Lynne of Essence Happens. You don't have to be in recovery to benefit from the services she offers, and you'll probably be very surprised to find out what these are for you and your family.

When you are coping with learning to be more skillful and to reduce self-sabotaging and self-destructive...
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Dangers of Assigning Meaning To Thoughts

Paolo Margari via Compfight

Thoughts pass through our heads all day long: "I wonder what I should wear old breakfast look hasn't called, he must not love driver in front of me right now is deliberately being an idiot!"

The thing about thoughts is that they are not always facts, but we often give them undue power by responding to them as if they are. ...
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Introducing Debbie Corso from “Healing from BPD”

I'm happy to introduce a new contributor to the "Be the Change" video blog on , Debbie Corso. She is a fellow mental health advocate and friend of mine. She blogs on her website about her experiences and how she has overcome mental health issues with a focus on borderline personality disorder and dialectical behavioral therapy.

Debbie truly embodies the "Be the Change" philosophy. She lives her life in a way that makes a difference. She speaks openly about her...
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