Personality Disorders, Stress

Breakup Self Care

You cannot destroy me Breaking up with someone you fell hard for has got to be one of the most difficult situations you can find yourself in, especially when you're battling a mental health issue such as Borderline Personality Disorder. It takes all of the energy and life out of you, and it leaves you… Continue reading Breakup Self Care

Depression, Personality Disorders

Banishing The Stigma (Audio)

I will never understand why every organ in your body get support and sympathy when it is ill, except for your brain. Stigma surrounds mental health, and it's about time we got rid of it for good. We need to banish the stigma that surrounds mental health so that we can reach a more understanding… Continue reading Banishing The Stigma (Audio)

Finance, Personality Disorders

Struggling With Debt When You Battle With Mental Health

There is scarcely anything that drags a person down like debt - P. T. Barnum Drowning in debt can be difficult for anyone to manage, but it's made all the more difficult when you're battling with your mental health. Your illness is telling you to hide the letters and to ignore it until your crediters… Continue reading Struggling With Debt When You Battle With Mental Health

Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery

When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

I've learned to get really good at this - say one thing when I'm thinking about something else, act like I'm listening when I'm not, pretend to be calm and happy when I'm really freaking out. It's one of the skills you perfect as you get older - Lauren Oliver     In this short… Continue reading When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

Personality Disorders

5 Positive Traits Of Borderline Personality Disorder

It hurts so bad when you have a fear of abandonment caused by a mental disorder, but it’s that same mental disorder that causes people to walk out of your life. When it comes to living with mental health issues, many people assume it's all doom and gloom - and this is more prevelant when… Continue reading 5 Positive Traits Of Borderline Personality Disorder

Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery, Self-Harm, Suicide

Living With Borderline Personality Disorder (Audio)

Every word, every action and every energy goes straight to my heart.   In this short audio clip I discuss the basics of what it's like living with Borderline Personality Disorder and the journey I've had since the diagnosis. I discuss what bothers me most about my diagnosis and the worst parts of the Personality… Continue reading Living With Borderline Personality Disorder (Audio)

Depression, Personality Disorders, Self-Harm, Suicide

Living With Suicidal Thoughts – And How I’m Defeating Them

And here you are living, despite it all - Rupi Kaur It's no secret that I've battled my way through suicidal thoughts, and a number of actual attempts at taking my own life. It's no secret that I'm diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and will likely be suffering with mental illness for a long time… Continue reading Living With Suicidal Thoughts – And How I’m Defeating Them