Bits and bobs

How Do You Know When You Are Coming Out Of An Episode?

As I wrote just days ago on this blog, I felt so rock-bottom. I was  in despair and horribly confused. I've had many episodes like that, some much worse and I accept my condition and the way it makes me feel. I know that these things will happen from time to time but thankfully, it happens… Continue reading How Do You Know When You Are Coming Out Of An Episode?

Bits and bobs

Today, I’m surviving.

I havent wrote for a while, but I feel like I need to get this out as part of me moving on from this episode. I have had an awful week, it just isn't getting any better. there is so much going on around me, really stressful things in my life. Money, friends, career, family… Continue reading Today, I’m surviving.

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

Today Is World Mental Health Day, Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

World Mental Health Day gives individuals and organisations the ideal opportunity to raise awareness of mental health within their community by providing a specific date to start the conversation about mental health. As most of you well know, I suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder, an Anxiety Disorder and have experienced Post Traumatic Stress I am… Continue reading Today Is World Mental Health Day, Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

The Discriminating Doc: My Experience With Stigma And A Mental Health Professional

I have previously added a post relating to the Stigma towards BPD (Common Misconceptions And Myths Attached To BPD, Lets Get a Few Things Straight!. ) I'm going to share with you something that has made my blood boil for the past 2 days... So I was talking to this guy recently, just general chit chat.  He is a… Continue reading The Discriminating Doc: My Experience With Stigma And A Mental Health Professional

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

Tame The Black Dog – Beat Depression – End The Stigma

I want to share with you an amazing video animation that I came across named 'The Black Dog' by the World Health Organization. This video doesn't need much introduction, its pretty self-explanatory. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc When it comes to depression it can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of… Continue reading Tame The Black Dog – Beat Depression – End The Stigma

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

BPD and Bi-Polar: The Differences

Further to my recent post Misconceptions of BPD I would like to elaborate on another common view people have on the illness, it IS NOT Bi-Polar, there is a difference, now its easy to understand why people connect the two because there are similarities, in this post I would just like to establish how the two… Continue reading BPD and Bi-Polar: The Differences

On The Borderline/ Mental Health

Narrow Minded People, Do You Fit The Bill?

It has come to my attention recently that I know a few people who are sadly, very narrow minded, its hard for me to look at the world through their eyes and to be honest, I pity them because they seem to be missing out on so much. I personally would describe myself as broad… Continue reading Narrow Minded People, Do You Fit The Bill?