Category: borderline personality disorder

How I’m Learning to Turn Into a Positive Thinker

I realized that with all the the negative thoughts I was having, I was experiencing my life’s events behind a fog. Learning to become a positive thinker has been very hard, but I know that becoming more positive will lead to new and healthy experiences. Here are a few of the things I’m doing now

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6 Things That Are Making Me Miserable

I’ve realized that I need to purge some of my bad habits and learn from my mistakes instead of repeating them over and over again. I’ve decided to conquer the habits that are making me miserable and here are just a few things that I’m learning to overcome: Sticking Only With What I Know I’ve

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15 Ways I Stay Positive in Negative Situations

I take a deep breath in as the first step to calm me down. I don’t respond to a situation unless I’m in a calm state of mind. If I’m not calm, I’m more likely to say something I’m going to regret. I try to see the positive aspect of negative situations, instead of rejecting

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My 5 Steps to Inner Peace

Inner peace: it can only come from within, yet, it’s our inner thoughts that rob us of it. It’s the most valuable thing to cultivate yet one of the hardest (if we let it be.) The great thing is we don’t have to retreat to a monastery or church; we can experience inner peace right now,

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8 Things to Remember When You Feel Defeated

Sometimes, life just feels like too much. It pushes me to my limits and when I feel I can’t take anymore, I tend to fall into a black hole of hopelessness where I feel broken and defeated. It’s hard to remember in the moment, but I’ve learned (over a very long time) to simply step

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5 Practical Ways I’m Trying to be More Confident

Self confidence is one of the key personal qualities necessary for success in life. I’ve previously written about how I’m learning to be more confident here but I realized that I wanted something more practical and easier to implement; something I could put into practise today. Not being confident makes me feel like I’m missing out on

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Getting Over Perfectionism

Trying to be perfect all the time is not only draining, but feeds my internal voice that says, “I’m not good enough.” Perfectionism can hold you back from finishing what you start; if it even allows you to start. For me, I have black and white thinking so “it” has to be done properly or

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How to Be Miserable

Here are just a few ways to stay in your misery – let me know if you have more! Feel Entitled Feeling entitled and maintaining the attitude that everyone “owes” you will help you stay in your misery. Everyone should drop what they’re doing on a dime to help you when you need it – otherwise,

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The Best Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

Just like everyone else, I’ve been given tons of advice from family, friends and partners of mine. They’re always well meaning but some advice has been a lot more helpful than others. I decided to make a list of the top four pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten and I hope it can help you

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My Big Life Change

Fitness has always been such a huge part of my life. Growing up, I played a variety of sports in school such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, and even a bit of baseball. When I wasn’t in class, you could always find me at the gym. Recently, after going through a very hard time with depression

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