Mental Health Mondays: High Functioning BPD

I ran into this article written by a different blogger (Imi Lo) and found it interesting. I thought I would pass it on. This is from Psychology Today. Posted November 2, 2020.  I am not sure that it is something that can be healed, but she seems to think so. It would be interesting toContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: High Functioning BPD”

8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person

by Matthew Coast There’s nothing as unnerving as doubt. Sometimes doubt can be self-preservation, the nagging conscience that keeps us out of trouble. But sometimes doubt can be self-defeating – the obsessive thoughts that prevent us from being happy. The conflicting thoughts that unravel the things you want, and only reinforce negative attitudes. The questionContinue reading “8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person”

Experts Say These Are the Seven Things Happy Couples Regularly Do Together

by Jenn Sinrich These are easy steps you can take to ensure the strength of your relationship. You spend quite a lot of time with your significant other, but how much of that time is actually spent doing things together? In our busy lives it can be hard to make room for quality time, which can be asContinue reading “Experts Say These Are the Seven Things Happy Couples Regularly Do Together”

5 Habits That Will Bring You Peace of Mind

by Nick Wignall, Medium Too often our minds are a storm of worry, to-dos, regrets, self-judgment, and sheer information overload. And so, desperate for some inner calm, we resort to quick fixes: We pop a Xanax, try some deep breathing, light some incense and take a bath, or veg out in front of Netflix forContinue reading “5 Habits That Will Bring You Peace of Mind”

Overcoming the Desire for External Validation

by Above the Middle on Medium All of us want to feel as if we’re of value, accepted, loveable, and cared for in our lives. This drive for value; be it in the form of a romantic relationship, friendship, or work, is the driving force that allows us to function in a social society. MostContinue reading “Overcoming the Desire for External Validation”

Mental Health Mondays: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning.

Source:  The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning | by Lukas Schwekendiek | Jun, 2022 | Medium  Photo: David MOA on Unsplash #bpd, #Productivity, #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder, #MentalHealth, #Work, #Office, #Anxiety, #SelfHelp, #BPDIsNoLongerMe, #Awareness

The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other

Hard Truths You Need To Hear. by Above the Middle/Medium One of the greatest ironies in romance is the attraction of avoidant and anxious individuals. The two couldn’t sit further apart in how they approach love and connection, yet they often match up. Why? I use to find it frustrating how my anxious tendencies oftenContinue reading “The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other”

Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories

by Dan Western The 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories I’ve been reading plenty of these short stories in the past couple of weeks and found the lessons behind them truly wonderful. So I’ve decided to write out this article highlighting the 10 most inspirational short stories I’ve heard. Next to the subheadings, in brackets, I’ve put whatContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories”

5 Signs It’s Time to Say “Enough” and Walk Away

Don’t hold on too long. Know when it’s time to go by Crystal Jackson I would never have stopped trying. I know that about myself. If he was in it with me, I would have done whatever it took to nurture that connection. But I was, as I’ve often been, alone in the relationship. AtContinue reading “5 Signs It’s Time to Say “Enough” and Walk Away”

Mental Health Mondays: 5 Things to Do When the Holidays Aren’t Exactly Uplifting

1. Say “No” If You Feel Overwhelmed. There are only so many functions you can attend (or host), especially if you are busy with your day-to-day obligations and have limited time off. Trying to be too many places or get your house looking pristine for company can make get-togethers that are supposed to be enjoyableContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 5 Things to Do When the Holidays Aren’t Exactly Uplifting”