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...
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...
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...
Social media usage for people with Borderline Personality Disorder can have dire consequences, everything from increased feelings of loneliness to depression. Use with caution.
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.
The most significant way assertiveness can help a person with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is that it can keep you from being dragged into situations that can harm you. It can keep you from getting into a car at night with someone who has had too much to drink or even stopping a potential rapist before they have had a chance to act.
BPD comedy can be very funny but this man really misses the mark. BPD comedy should not invalidate a person.
Radical Acceptance is an extremely important DBT skill but you can’t stay in that mind set all the time so learning how to radically accept that your acceptance will go back and forth is very important. Learning how to practice Radical Acceptance can be difficult but not impossible.
DEARMAN helps you learn how to navigate through difficult relationships in life.