The majority of people I know who think they have BPD (past me included) are really suffering from complex PTSD and confusing the symptoms. So how are they different?
If fear was meant to warn us of danger, anxiety is fear gone mad. Biology might explain trauma response, but why do we emotionally hold on to fear?
I've been struggling with self-depreciating thoughts that I cannot control. What I can control is not feeling shame but working on them with a DBT worksheet. Let's do it together!
Nothing wrong with a bit of pleasure, but why do we equate it with happiness and where do these two things differ?
Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie.
I don't miss much from the country I grew up in. I'm only missing the space between the notable events and people.
When crying, we might feel embarrassed, vulnerable and caught off guard. Here's why you should feel proud of your tears.
Today, I celebrated by cancelling all my plans and sleeping for hours. Sometimes, this is what depression looks like. Sometimes, it's self-care.