Tag: Self Care
What I Want Now Vs. What’s Best For Me
It’s been a long and busy week, full of stress and pressure. Not all of it external, some of it was self-inflicted. But here’s the thing. Most of it was at a healthy and reasonable level. When I think back to the stress, anxiety, and the pressure I felt to perform at all of my…
Group Spa Therapy
Group was lovely tonight. So different/weird-but-nice. It felt like a combination of time spent in a spa, and therapy. D, the OT, had lit candles in the room we were having the group in. There was even a light vanilla scented air freshener thing going on. Very romantic! We spoke about self-compassion, self-soothing, and the…
Riding The Waves
I found myself starting to feel irritable this morning, but can’t pinpoint exactly when, or why, it started. On the way to a meeting with my business partner, my irritation only grew. There had been an accident on the road, and the cars were barely moving. Sitting in traffic amps up my anxiety for some…
Time Out: Good For The Soul
Waking up yesterday, I felt so much better than I had in weeks. I’m still a little low, but it’s nowhere near as bad as it has been. The best part is that I feel refreshed. I took the week for myself. No social engagements (except for group), disconnected from social networks, and stayed off…
Protected: 24 Hours With BPD During A Crisis Phase
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A blanket of safety wrapped around me, Making me invisible to the world. Something can look like one thing, But be something else entirely. Step away Warrior. Retreat. Rest now.