Sharing our voice, with Amanda Wang, one conversation at a time. Amanda is announcing the launch of a podcast series! Her grassroots endeavor, RethinkBPD, has partnered with NEABPD and Yale School of Medicine to bring you In Conversation: Talks on Borderline Personality Disorder & Recovery.

With an open and honest look at this disorder, its symptoms, and treatment, we hope this podcast series brings awareness and understanding to those supporting, helping, and living with borderline personality disorder. Check out the first three episodes and go to...

Mindfulness Amidst Mindlessness – Episode 75

We are all living through a socio-cultural-political environment that is multi-layered, complex, intense, and can be dysregulating. In this podcast I will focus on three sets of principles/strategies/skills that can help us to be regulated and effective: mindfulness,...

May 29 – Building Mastery

May 29 – Building Mastery

In DBT, “Build Mastery” means to do things that are a bit difficult in order to build your sense of competence and achievement. When you were younger, you had a natural sense of mastery. You pushed to learn to walk, talk, run, and do things older children could do....

May 28 – Recognizing Emotion Mind

May 28 – Recognizing Emotion Mind

Part of becoming mindful is the ability to know when you are in emotion mind, reasonable mind and wise mind. Emotion mind is particularly difficult. When you're in emotion mind, it's easy to snap at others, "I am not upset," or "I am not wound up or over-reacting."...

May 27 – Stop Judging Yourself

May 27 – Stop Judging Yourself

Good morning! I woke up with lots of energy today, so I decided to make bagels. Right now, they are cooling, so I'll let you know later how they turned out. You may remember that I’m working on learning to cook, so this is another step. It's all part of trying to live...

May 25 – Mindfulness of your Toes

May 25 – Mindfulness of your Toes

Mindfulness can help you decrease impulsive behaviors. Practicing focusing your attention can make a difference between yelling at someone you love and waiting until you are calmer. If you delay until you are calmer, you can speak from wise mind and speak in a way...

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