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Resistance | The Invisible Barrier to Healing (That Begs to Be Seen)

Borderline Personality Disorder

News flash! It's my opinion a client may well be at the very gates of a therapeutic breakthrough when resistance presents. No way do I perceive resistance as a negative and get my 'lil 'ole feelings hurt. It's opportunity time. The rubber has met the road and there's work to be done. Tap on in for more...

Acceptance | The Missing Piece to the Healing Puzzle

Borderline Personality Disorder

Unfortunately, we never consider the option of leaving the battlefield and living our lives - now. Sure, the war will continue for a time, and it may remain visible. However, if we exit the battlefield and choose life, the outcome of the war will no longer be important. Come on in for so much more...

“ISIS, Ebola, the News. Oh My!” | 10 Thoughts to Soothe Your Frightened Mind

Major Depressive Disorder

These are days for vigilance, to be sure - for anyone. But for those enduring mood and anxiety disorders, perception often calls for more than just being watchful. The reaction may well be it's time to go into full survival mode, and that can cause all sorts of problems. Tap-on-in for some soothing perspective...

Yesterday Lingers, and Hurts | A Heartfelt Guest Post from Nancy

Anorexia

"Women in my family were taught to shut-up. Men, two brothers and a dad, were all bullies who when challenged reared-up and argued me down, put me in my place, or left. My mom gave up trying to deal with an abusive husband, a doctor who specialized in alcoholism, and quietly went to bed. She got good and drunk, of course, before hand; however, it kept her silent." Gotta' tap in for Nancy's story...