Recent evidence suggests that people with BPD can experience increased pain such as chronic migraines and muscles aches and generalised pain. Its not unreasonable to make this connection. Continue reading Why BPD needs a Physio
Have you tried mindfulness walking? Here is an example of how I use this activity… Continue reading Mindfulness Walking
y first exposure to BPD was many years ago. Totally unaware of BPD I was scared and confused. I had been previously informed that these clients were “difficult and challenging”. Afraid that I would say something wrong I maintained my distance and judgment. Continue reading What we are not
This is an exciting opportunity for a health care professional to join the OT for BPD team. Continue reading Project Manager Position Available
When life is constantly throwing things your way, people around you seem to be letting you down, you feel like the entire world is against you. It can be so difficult and it is so easy to channel your emotions through anger and frustration, and to put up a wall that protects you against all of these terrible things going on around you. That’s completely … Continue reading Keep shining
Instead of educating our patients what to do. Maybe we should partner with them on a journey of wellbeing together.
Have you ever tried to use this goal setting approach with a client?
We all have them. So let’s not be afraid to share our true selves, Continue reading The Scar Movement
Being in a relationship with someone who has BPD is hard. It requires a lot of thinking on your feet. A lot of open communication and forgiveness on both sides.
I frequently get angry at my husband when he says or does something that is triggering for me. It takes a lot of trial and error to work out those triggers. It takes understanding that “silly triggers” such as him “slamming the microwave door” can send me into the flight, fight or freeze mode. In these situations, my husband and I use this framework to know what to do next. I have also sent this framework to several loved ones so they too are knowledgeable in helping someone in distress. Continue reading My distress checklist for Carers, Partners, Family and Friends
On numerous occasions, we have been told to leave the premises, which is against laws protecting people with a service dog.
To raise awareness of the discrimination that is occurring and reduce this from occurring, I am asking business owners to partner with OTforBPD and join The Welcomed List. Continue reading Service dog’s Welcomed
Do you love memes?
For me memes have helped me find laughter when I am really struggling with particular features of BPD. Continue reading BPD Memes