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Thirty Days of Positivity and Self- Care

They say love is not a feeling. It is an action, a verb. This is how we choose to love someone. We choose to take part in actions that show how we feel about them.   Today, I choose to … Continue reading

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Finding my DBT legs

I went roller skating a few Sundays ago. Um… yeah, that’s me clutching for dear life to the skating rink rail. A crowbar could not have pried my fingers from its cold, metallic safety. With the other hand I’m holding … Continue reading

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Confessions of BPD: General Anxiety and Panic Attacks

So, I’ve got myself a new hairstyle! The straggly ends of which keep giving me mini pseudo heart attacks. Having an acute Startle reflex/response is an embarrassing and sometimes hilarious aspect of living with Anxiety disorder. I remember as a child, finding … Continue reading

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Nope, Not my Period

This cannot be the end of the sentence. Here I am, precariously perched, hanging on for dear life, waiting for a semi colon, a ‘however’, a ‘but’, an ‘in spite of’? Any preposition signalling a turning point in the road … Continue reading

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Forgiveness does NOT come first. Finding yourself does!

My therapist had said a strange thing: “Don’t worry about forgiving your abuser; let’s work on you forgiving yourself first, on healing ‘Stephanie’” In my experience, forgiveness comes with processing the wrong that has been done to you. Not merely … Continue reading

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A night well spent.

Its funny how you get inspired in the most unlikely places. We rode in numbing silence to the hospital after getting the call that my son had experienced yet another febrile convulsion ( a high unresponsive fever that triggers off … Continue reading

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