Monthly Archives: May 2013

What A Week

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to have a mental illness? Do you think it can’t happen to you or someone you love? My life is surrounded, almost enveloped in dealing with mental illness and to be honest, a … Continue reading

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Just Keeps Getting Better

I feel like I’ve made a turning point in my recovery. I have successfully avoided smoking for the last two days and I’m trying a new strategy to help me. Before when I would quit (and honestly this is attempt … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ESCAPE

When I need to escape and be mindful I go to this little spot to hear nature. I let my thoughts float away on the water and just be.

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Accepting

What is acceptance and why do some seem more capable of practicing this than others? One of the key components of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (a very effective therapy forany people who struggle with mood or personality disorders) is to practice … Continue reading

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A New Journey Awaits

Well, it’s now official that I have given in my work note. I’m off for the next while. Had individual therapy yesterday and was held accountable for missing my last appointment and not calling for a week to let her … Continue reading

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The Path Appears

The last few days have been super difficult emotionally. I haven’t been doing very well but I’m hanging in there and think that I’ve reached a significant turning point in my journey. It’s been a weekend of a lot of … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Fall Apart

Usually when I write this blog I try to be upbeat and positive. I want to give readers the opportunity to share in my life and my struggles with BPD, but looking back, I was only sharing the “good” stuff. … Continue reading

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