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

Nightmares, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders

Living With Recurring Nightmares

There are many who don't wish to sleep for fear of nightmares. Sadly, there are many who don't wish to wake for the same fear. We've all had nightmares from time to time. Most of us wake up a little shaken but we brush them off and try our hardest to forget about them. But… Continue reading Living With Recurring Nightmares

Personality Disorders, Recovery

My Recovery Story

Your scars don't make you less worthy or lovable My battle with mental health has been a long and difficult one, and it's still very much ongoing. Being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder back in 2015 explained a lot to me, and it explained a lot of my behaviours throughout childhood. When growing up I… Continue reading My Recovery Story