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...
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

How eating mindfully helped me lose fifty pounds No, this isn’t a photo of me but this is pretty close to how I looked before I started my weight loss journey.I wasn’t always overweight. When I married my husband in 1979, I was a svelte 105 pounds but by the time he...