The module Managing Distress aims to help participants to understand what is distress and how can I learn to cope through difficult emotions and situations. The 6 week program invites participants to learn Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills of ‘Distress Tolerance’.
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Tips for Working with Borderline Personality Disorder
HOW can clinicians best support and work with people with BPD?
Read some tips I have learnt along the way.
Sleep and BPD
Sleep is a basic human need. It is a vital activity that sustains and restores our body. Although researchers do not fully understand the benefits of sleep, it is understood to help give rest to our brain, muscles and organs…Sleep is a basic human need. It is a vital activity that sustains and restores our body. Although researchers do not fully understand the benefits of sleep, it is understood to help give rest to our brain, muscles and organs.
Creating a Sleep Routine
A sleep routine can be hard to stick to. This routine can be particularly hard if you sleep in different locations, work night or late shifts, have a disability or struggle to switch off from the stress of the day. This post is part of a series looking at sleep.
What can I do to help my recovery process?
There are many treatments, support options and professionals willing to help you. Before progressing to the other modules in the 2020 Grow Course is it important that you have people such as a doctor, a psychologist, and psychiatrist supporting you. There are also many other important health care professionals that you could speak to your GP about accessing such as occupational therapy, social work, nursing, nutrition and physiotherapy.
15 ways to Reduce Idolising People
In general, I either LOVE or hate you. To be truthful I don’t hate anyone. But when I like someone they become my obsession the only thing I think about.
A Huge Day For BPD
Occupational Therapy Lecturer opens up about her life with Borderline Personality Disorder and how her teachers helped her access help
Grocery Shopping with a disability
Do you find shopping hard? Overwhelming, painful or exhausting? This post shares energy saving strategies you could use to make shopping easier for you and your family
Anatomy of a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy group session
Currently I’m attending a 20-week Dialectical Behaviour Therapy group class. I’ll be blogging about my experiences and what I learn.
Helpful tips for exercising when depressed
During my low periods exercising, particularly in winter is exceptionally hard. If you are like me, my ideal exercise routine involves exercising inside where no one sees or hear me. Perhaps you are like me and you are experiencing back pain, or maybe another disability or added pressures of caring for another…lets be honest, exercisingContinue reading “Helpful tips for exercising when depressed”