Living with Borderline Personality Disorder In the run up to a year since my diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) was finalised, it is something that’s frequently been on my mind. I can honestly say it has been an absolute rollercoaster of a year, with more changes than I have ever experienced in one year… Continue reading Living with Borderline Personality Disorder
Over the years of posting openly about my mental health online I have had all sorts of different opinions thrown my way. Mostly positive, yes, which is great - but it seems that there’s always people out there that like to try and police or shame the way I might do things. So I’m here… Continue reading I will discuss my mental health however I like and if you don’t like it you can, frankly, f*** off: An open letter to everyone
What are the 12 Main Sivananda Yoga Asanas? In Sivananda yoga, a subtype of yoga developed from Hatha yoga, there are 12 core poses that the series centers around. Though in traditional Sivananda classes these poses are practised in a set sequence as outlined below, these main yoga asanas (or postures) are popular among many… Continue reading What are the 12 Main Sivananda Yoga Asanas?
Medicinal Cannabis: CBD, THC and Mental Health Though I am a huge advocate for the benefits of both CBD and THC based on personal experiences, last year I decided to study a Cannabis and Mental Health Course so I could deepen my understanding of cannabis products and make sure that I had an awareness of… Continue reading Medicinal Cannabis: CBD, THC and Mental Health
How to Self-Soothe Self-soothing strategies help us cope with overwhelming and intense emotions. These techniques soothe the mind and body when in a state of distress, which can make them especially helpful for coping with mental health problems or mental illnesses, in particular Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) episodes. Self-soothing techniques are also helpful for anxiety… Continue reading How to Self-Soothe