How to best organize your life

By Jorge Duvais Some of us are obsessive compulsive organizers. Others have no problems leaving a newspaper or a book lying on the floor next to the bed. Yet others need serious organizational skills so they can truly manage themselves and their own surroundings. Getting and staying organized is not…

Overcome extreme anxiety and PTSD

Hyper-vigilance is the condition of being overly sensitive to certain stimuli, like loud noises, specific words or even certain smells. Having these types of sensitivities can be hugely disruptive to day to day life and activities. These stimuli that occur naturally in the world can bring on distress, fear and…

What we can learn from Kim Kardashian

By Kim Sarrasin I know. You are rolling your eyes and going "puhleez, Kim, no more tabloid fodder!" Yes? Well, as you know, I am all about conscious relating and sometimes the attention given to celebrities making really bad mistakes can become excellent teaching points for what NOT to do.…

Using DBT to treat BPD

by Ryan Wentworth Borderline personality disorder is characterized by impulsive actions, unstable moods, and problems having relationships with others. Many people suffering with it also have paranoid thoughts or complain of feeling "numb" or "spacey". Along with often suffering from severe mood swings, they are often uncertain about their identity…

Mood stablisers are the key to BPD recovery

Mood Stablizers are key in treating borderline personality disorder Personality disorders are mental illnesses characterized by patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviors that frequently result in problematic relationships and situations. People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have trouble regulating their emotions and behavior. Their lives are characterized by unstable moods and…

Angelina Jolie and BPD

I love Angelina Jolie. My friends like her too. Not only that she is gorgeous but is also charismatic. She seems to know who she is and what she wants. She has been a dedicated philanthropist and doing a lot of good in the world. Also she is married to…

How does my diet make me depressed?

How can my diet make me depressed? By Thomas Shaw Hypoglycemia and depression do go hand in hand, so if you're hypoglycemic you could find yourself experiencing depression for no apparent reason. Depression is a relentless state of sadness, hopelessness or despair that is so serious it can impact on…

Dealing with terminal illness

By Glen D. Williams Terminal illness is so frightening and painful that most who dare read this article are personally preparing for the death of a loved ones or themselves. Logically, one would think it's just the common end of life you see in every living thing, but if you…
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