I cannot praise how much music helps me. When I’m sleeping, getting ready for work, driving, at work, exercising, crying in bed, when I’m doing art and the list goes on. Continue reading Music for Recovery
The updated * Showering with depression, disability and trauma. With downloadable resource guide for clinicians and consumers. Continue reading Showering with Depression, Trauma and Pain
It has been nearly two weeks since I have been discharged. Going into hospital is often the place of respite for me. Its like I am a train that is about to break through the boom gates and fly off the tracks, but just in time my psychiatrist, AKA “my fat controller” changes the tracks. My course is diverted. In fact I come to a … Continue reading Discharged now what
Occupational Therapy Lecturer opens up about her life with Borderline Personality Disorder and how her teachers helped her access help Continue reading A Huge Day For BPD
Something I’m not great at is looking after is my physical health. It’s like my mental health has completely consumed the energy I have to look after my physical well-being. But as Ozias shared the two are not isolated and greatly influence each other.
So if you’re like me I hope to journey with you. I’ll be posting some of my physical workouts and my meals. Continue reading Physical Activity Tip 1
Waiting to die in the waiting room Continue reading The emergency crisis for the mentally ill
GUEST WRITER LISA LICCIARDI – shares her important healthy eating tips! As someone who struggles with eating this is great advice Continue reading Kick starting a healthier you!
Sometimes I look for a person or a reason for an answer to my Borderline Personality Disorder. And question why I have experienced particular traumas in my life. Undoubtedly there are reasons why I do have this mental health condition, but lack of faith is not one. Sometimes when I am in despair, I think that God is punishing me with BPD for the hurtful … Continue reading God and my Borderline Personality Disorder
You are not unlovable. You are not someone’s burden. You are not undeserving of friendships, or relationships and life. Continue reading You are Deserving of Life
Strategies on how to be an effective supervisor Recently I’ve been involved in interviewing clinical educators in their role of educating allied health students. It made me think Back to when I was an occupational therapy student and the amazing supervisors I had during my studies. Clinical educators that I developed friendships with and still support me to this day.Any occupational therapist can be a … Continue reading How to be an effective clinical supervisor