Cascading Trigger Issues

Lamentations 3:33 MSG Bible; Philippians 1:6; Hebrews 13:20-21; James 1:3-4 NLT (God) takes no pleasure in making life hard, in throwing roadblocks in the way. God began doing a good work in you, and I am sure he will continue it until it is finished when Jesus Christ comes again. I pray that the God […]

Your Symptoms Are Showing

If there is one thing you learn real fast when you have a mental disorder it is to hide your symptoms as much as possible. Let’s say you had cancer and lost all of you hair and walked around bald or with a scarf on your head. That is perfectly fine. People will applaud for your […]

Holiday Monsters of Christmas Past

We have all heard that change is inevitable and that change is good because it helps us grow. Although I agree with this to a point, change isn’t always a good thing when it comes to mental health issues. We all welcome improvements for those suffering with mental health issues; however, setbacks can be devastating […]

Holiday Survival with Mental Illness

No matter which Holiday(s) you celebrate, getting together with family and friends, especially those you have not seen for some time…can bring a variety of emotions and triggers to those of us that struggle with mental illness.  We conjure up pictures in our mind of movies we’ve seen on the Hallmark Channel, magazines boast and […]

Let’s Talk Triggers

For those who are not used to the “language” of living with Borderline or a loved one who has Borderline Personality Disorder you may say, “What is a trigger”. The fact is that most people that struggle with the symptoms of BPD suffer from triggers. A “trigger” is an event or situation that intensifies the […]