Revenge: Just How Sweet Is It?

Revenge: Just How Sweet Is It?

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.

Ruminating: It Is Not Your (de)Fault

Ruminating: It Is Not Your (de)Fault

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.

Breaking the Rumination Cycle

Breaking the Rumination Cycle

Many people who have Borderline Personality Disorder report that they typically will excessively ruminate over a negative experience they have gone through. The continual revisiting of the event and possible consequences can become obsessive. The difficulty is that they never seem to come to terms with the event and are unable to move on; they feel trapped in the constant recycling of the

May is BPD Awareness Month-7: Free Educational Video

May is BPD Awareness Month-7: Free Educational Video

Throughout the month you can watch the first 30 minute program in the series “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder” online at no cost. All you need to do is go to the “Understanding BPD” rental page, on the...
May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

This is fifth day of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. On Day 4 we wrote about the five-part video series we produced: “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder”. Today we are pleased to tell you that you can stream the first program in the series, “Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder” online for free.

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 4

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 4

For many years after borderline personality disorder was first described in 1938, the conventional wisdom among mental health providers was that BPD was likely a permanent condition. The poor response to traditional psychotherapy and medications by people thought to have BPD led to the belief that the disorder was