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Treatments for BPD

What is BPD? Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, is a mental disorder that greatly impairs typical cognitive functioning as well as inward and outward behaviours. Someone with BPD may be written off as being very moody or short-tempered, though the diagnosed...

Practicing Self-Compassion

Practicing Self-Compassion

Are you your biggest critic? It’s easy for us to be tough on ourselves - a little too tough. Do you ever feel as if nothing you do will ever be good enough? We often are forgiving and compassionate when it comes to other people, but turning that compassionate lens...

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is one of the ten personality disorders that have been listed in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). To be classified as a personality disorder, the patient's feelings, thoughts and behaviours are deemed...

The 9 Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

The 9 Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a complex and long-lasting mental disorder. People with BPD often have difficulty managing their emotions or impulses and can be highly sensitive to their surroundings. BPD is often misdiagnosed as it shares many symptoms with...

BPD Myths And Facts

BPD Myths And Facts

Despite an increased openness to mental health discussions, many myths and misconceptions about borderline personality disorder (BPD) still linger in today’s society. Individuals with BPD are commonly misunderstood by the general public and even healthcare...

BPD and Co-occurring Disorders

BPD and Co-occurring Disorders

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex mental disorder characterized by intense emotional responses, unstable relationships and a shifting sense of self. Individuals with BPD are more prone to develop other mental illnesses, such as: Mood disorders such as...

Anxiety Management And Assertiveness

Anxiety Management And Assertiveness

Do you find that you often struggle to assert yourself? While being passive may avoid conflict, it can actually worsen your anxiety and leave you feeling tense and resentful over time. Assertiveness is an important social skill that can positively affect many aspects...

How eating mindfully helped me lose fifty pounds

How eating mindfully helped me lose fifty pounds

Learining how to eat mindfully was the key for me when it came to my weight loss journey. I had gained nearly a hundred pounds and was able to lose 50 of them and, more importantly, keep them off with using a mindful approach to eating and incorporating daily exercise into my routine. You can do this, too.