5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19

See the resources at the end of this article if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, homicidal thoughts, self-harm, or abuse. Help is only a call or text away. ❤ I have dealt with the effects of Borderline Personality Disorder for the majority of my life, and I am finding my symptomsContinue reading “5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19”

CREATING A COVID-19 CRISIS KIT AND AN UPDATE

HAPPY SUNDAY, EVERYONE, I hope that you are hanging in there and are staying healthy!  I am now presumed positive for COVID-19 so I have been in isolation in my bedroom to hopefully prevent my family from catching it.  In Colorado, we are officially in a state of disaster, and each day seems to getContinue reading “CREATING A COVID-19 CRISIS KIT AND AN UPDATE”

Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine

Throughout the past week as more and more cities, states, and districts have begun to enforce shelter-in-place orders due to the COVID-19, I have seen something harmful unfold. Many people are out of a job and being forced to stay at home, while numerous influencers across all social media platforms have created videos and articlesContinue reading “Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine”

The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety

HAPPY TUESDAY, EVERYONE! I hope you are doing okay and staying healthy (both mentally and physically).  I am still dealing with my symptoms related to COVID-19, as well as maintaining my self-isolation, so I wanted to share with you one of my favorite techniques for managing anxiety. I struggle with Major Depressive Disorder, Discouraged BorderlineContinue reading “The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety”

How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read

Books have always been a safe haven for me.  Ever since I was young, I have found solace in and healing through reading.  My healing experience with reading has led me to become a huge advocate for Bibliotherapy (the use of books as therapeutic tools).  I am so excited to share this easily accessible formContinue reading “How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read”

Subscription Review: The Body Love Box – March 2020

HAPPY THURSDAY, EVERYONE! I am super excited to share with you a subscription box that I am just IN LOVE with!  This box is called The Body Love Box and it is all about body positivity and size inclusivity.  I am a huge advocate for body inclusivity and fighting weight stigma, so I found this box to be anContinue reading “Subscription Review: The Body Love Box – March 2020”

How Criticizing My Emotions in Childhood Created an ‘Emotional Storm’ Inside Me

When I was growing up, I was labeled as a “shy” and “sensitive” child. I would cry often, and I would be criticized for it, which contributed to my quiet demeanor. Whenever I would express anger, I was told I wasn’t allowed to be mad, or that being angry was wrong. I learned that sadness and angerContinue reading “How Criticizing My Emotions in Childhood Created an ‘Emotional Storm’ Inside Me”

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