3 weird things to do when you’re in a slump.


“Slump.” It’s not a clinical term, but who wants to read an article about “anhedonia“? One of the most common topics of therapy is lack of motivation. Sometimes a “slump” is born from the paralyzing anxiety of agoraphobia (think Joan counting her steps outside her house in “Shameless”); Sometimes it grows from the shackling anhedonia […]

http://ontheyellowcouch.com/2016/05/17/3-weird-things-to-do-when-youre-in-a-slump/

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Self Kindness: More Difficult than I Thought


I’m participating in the Kindness Challenge started by Niki of The Richness of A Simple Life. I’m reflecting on Week One: Self Kindness. At first I thought this would be super easy, no problem. I’m always kind to myself. Well, most of the time. I consider myself a very positive person. I’m grateful for the […]

https://peacefrompanic.wordpress.com/2016/05/18/self-kindness-more-difficult-than-i-thought/

When shame and anxiety haunt you….


“I would rather do anything than take the timed-tests for my online class. When I had to take a quiz on Sunday, I suddenly noticed the garage needed to be cleaned and I hadn’t bought the kid’s Easter baskets. I’m just so distractable.” I had just asked Diane, a highly successful career woman and mother in […]

http://ontheyellowcouch.com/2016/02/16/when-shame-and-anxiety-haunt-you/

“If you change nothing, nothing will change”: For those going through Dialectical Behavioural Therapy or simliar, keep going because you will get there. (a testimonial for DBT)


Source: “If you change nothing, nothing will change”: For those going through Dialectical Behavioural Therapy or simliar, keep going because you will get there. (a testimonial for DBT)

https://makebpdstigmafree.wordpress.com/2016/02/13/if-you-change-nothing-nothing-will-change-for-those-going-through-dialectical-behavioural-therapy-or-simliar-keep-going-because-you-will-get-there-a-testimonial-for-dbt/

10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder – Coffee and a Stroller


Source: 10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder – Coffee and a Stroller

https://makebpdstigmafree.wordpress.com/2016/02/13/10-things-i-wish-my-loved-ones-knew-about-borderline-personality-disorder-coffee-and-a-stroller/

Do you love the inner child?


Over the last few years I’ve been very much aware of the fact that my marriage has been ‘parental’ in nature. Even before our relationship started to deteriorate and I began to react to my husband in the way that I often react to my mother, I used to feel that he was the ‘strong […]

http://lifeinabind.com/2016/02/14/do-you-love-the-inner-child/

Validation in Families


Academic talk on validation in families, by Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD

https://lakeviewcenterdbt.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/validation-in-families/

Apologies to myself 


Apology Letter to Myself

HealingFromBPD – Borderline Personality Disorder Blog: The Sadness Spiral (BPD and Afraid to Feel)


Source: HealingFromBPD – Borderline Personality Disorder Blog: The Sadness Spiral (BPD and Afraid to Feel)

https://makebpdstigmafree.wordpress.com/2016/02/03/healingfrombpd-borderline-personality-disorder-blog-the-sadness-spiral-bpd-and-afraid-to-feel/

Simple Pages for Simple Mindfulness: Coloring book


We have made a coloring book called: Simple Patterns for Simple Mindfulness. Simple Patterns for Simple Mindfulness is a collection of simple stress free coloring pages anyone and everyone can enjoy. This book is for those who feel that tangle pages are too busy or feel overwhelmed by large and intricate adult themed coloring pages. Simple […]

http://bpdpom.org/2016/02/03/simple-pages-for-simple-mindfulness-coloring-book/

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