The first step in emotional dysregulation and self awareness since my borderline personality disorder decided to take partnership back in my life (this time with cptsd that hadn’t happened before after managing to reduce the bpd to traits over the past three years) as I see things in black and white again, is to embraceContinue reading “Scarcity and Abundance”
How do we build upon our self-esteem? Write a list of what you value about yourself and how you can make a difference to other people’s lives Write down a list of characteristics you want and believe you already have them Write down a list of positive achievements and attributes you’ve created in your lifeContinue reading “How do we increase our awareness of our selves?”
This is his story. He walked towards the mirror and knealt down on the night of a full moon, it’s reflection mirrored in the glass. He stopped. His inner evaluative speech triggered his thoughts to reconcile the attachment developments he experienced as a child as he remembered all he had courageously fought through; the mirrorContinue reading “Creative writing: The Innocent Boy”
What side of the brain do you use? The interaction between both is a game of volleyball, a confusing element within its features, a comprehensive account of our genetics and memory processes… Skills are what motivates us. Experience is what shapes us. Atoms. That’s all we are atoms.
Scotland is a beautiful country. People are friendly. Everyone supports one another in the community and it’s like going back in time. On a train journey from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness there was not one person using their phone but admiring the scenery. That’s the beauty of Scotland.
I thought I’d do a post after seeing a post on Facebook about a kind hearted young girl taking her own life because of borderline personality disorder caused by abuse. I just want to point out the effects of borderline personality disorder and how it may impact on caregivers: BPD are loving individuals They areContinue reading “Is it time to rethink borderline personality disorder?”
Love is undefinable. You think the person you love will always deliver the same you give to them. If it’s imbalanced it is destructive. As Shakespeare once said “The route of all heartache is expectation” You can’t expect anyone to love you but you can always hold on to that inner hope. You have to loveContinue reading “What is love?”
Chapter One She took one last step towards him. Her heart jumped at the sight of her illusions. She was questioning herself. She was wondering by unexpectedly. She felt love for him with no understanding of why. This left her craving more. She realised she had absorbed his personality traits and her brain would neverContinue reading “A solemn night 💫”
The yacht was still, still as the midnight wind. Rocking gently creating swirling ripples around its frame Rocking so slight reflecting the moons shadow A whistle of air and a swift blow of wind can destroy its still essence and send it plummeting vivaciously into the depths of the unknown. But listen… But look… DidContinue reading “The yacht in the ocean”
We are all divided in our concepts, in the way we feel about the world, and the way we see the world. We all support different and opposing levels of regime that separates us and in times of chaos we forget that people who are suffering are human and make mistakes except it’s not theContinue reading “The divided world”
The meaning of optimism: Individuals with depression can be optimistic and have positive thoughts just as extreme as their negative thoughts. This doesn’t define the individual but their expression of pain is the result of chemical imbalances in the brain. I’ve had a difficult past but want to make a positive impact to the world.Continue reading “Your past doesn’t define you – what matters is what’s in the moment 💙”
Instead of acknowledging the negative emotions I feel intensely I’ve used the DBT therapy workbook and listed below the positive emotions I’d like to feel daily: Joy Happiness Loved Loving Pleased Relieved Smart Strong Lively Enlightened Energetic Excited Glad Happy Content Relaxed Hopeful Bubbly Blessed Blissful Curious Delighted Proud Respected List ways & possibilities toContinue reading “Exploring emotions through DBT 📜”