A New BPD Drug?

A New BPD Drug?

Hopes are always raised whenever the media reports on a new drug that potentially could have an impact on a widespread health issue. That’s understandable. But sometimes it’s wise to be cautiously optimistic. That’s particularly pertinent when the health issue is Borderline Personality Disorder.

Check the Facts

Check the Facts

Among the many behaviors associated with Borderline Personality Disorder are emotional dysregulation, negative self-image, impulsivity and ‘splitting’, i.e., someone is either all good or all bad. This combination can lead a person with BPD to easily jump to erroneous…

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