Thanksgiving is upon us. The time of year when millions of families gather to reconnect, rejoice and reflect. But for some families, especially ones that have a member with borderline personality disorder, it can also be a time of stress…
It has been well established that pets can have a profound effect on the health and well-being of humans. And that includes benefits for people who have mental health issues.
Many people who are diagnosed with Borderline Personality who exhibit a high degree of emotional sensitivity along with what is described as a genetic vulnerability to emotional dysregulation might actually possess a form of giftedness. Which begs the question: “If this is a gift, why does it hurt so much?”
A recent article written by Caroline Cox that appeared in the NY Times takes a deep dive into one of humankind’s most basic and powerful emotional reactions – revenge. Learn how to avoid the lure of revenge and why you’re better off taking the high road.
It’s no surprise to hear that having a pet can boost feelings of well-being in Tabby or Fido’s owner. Now there is scientific proof that this also occurs in people who have borderline personality disorder.
You know that moment when you are just falling asleep and an unpleasant thought pops into your head? It might be about a conversation you had with someone during the day that felt a bit awkward. You start to mull it over. “Why did I say that?” Or worse, “Why did they say that?” Suddenly your state of mind races from All Quiet on the Western Front to Armageddon.