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, 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)

Self-Harm, Transgender Mental Health

Transgender Mental Heatlh

If I had a pound for each time I heard phrases such as, "Transgender is a mental illness" I'd be quite the rich woman by now. It's needless to say that being transgender is not a mental illness - but transgender people are more likely to experience mental illness than the general population, and this is a scary fact that can be ignored no longer. 

Recovery, Self-Harm

Dealing With Self-Harm Tendencies

You can't tell just by looking at someone what they are dealing with - Danielle Rupp Dealing with self-harm is a battle and a half. The thoughts are all-consuming, making it a highly draining and stressful experience to be going through. It feels like there's no escape from it. It feels like it's the only… Continue reading Dealing With Self-Harm Tendencies