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...

Gratitude

Gratitude

When you’re stressed, as many of us are now, gratitude is probably not on your list. Grateful for Aunt Mary who criticizes the way you dress? For your cousin who loves to tell you how great his life is going? For the difficult weather that

Listening

Listening

One of the most important relationship skills is the ability to listen mindfully, According to Jon Kabat Zinn, this means to pay attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and without judgement, Listening to another person in this way can be

Values

Values

Living your values is part of creating long term pleasure and happiness. What are your core values? You may have many values, but what are your top 5?  If you would like some guidance, try this site.

Fear of Abandonment

Fear of Abandonment

Do you fear being abandoned? Many individuals who fear abandonment are anxious in relationships. You may struggle to express your feelings in an accurate way because of your fear of others’ reactions. In fact, expressing love and caring for others may be scary, because you don’t feel safe–you are never sure where you stand with others.

DEAR MAN

DEAR MAN

DEAR Man is a DBT skill for expressing what you want to someone else. I’ve found that DEAR Man also works for setting an intention, something you want from yourself. Setting an intention is

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