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.

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.

I Should Be Better by Now…They Said

I should be better by now, that’s what they said. (Trigger Warning) An important part of a conversation I hadContinue reading “I Should Be Better by Now…They Said”

How to be friends with a borderline

Today on my newsfeed was an image about International Friendship Day. Only several hours before I had been writing aContinue reading “How to be friends with a borderline”

What we are not

y first exposure to BPD was many years ago. Totally unaware of BPD I was scared and confused. I had been previously informed that these clients were “difficult and challenging”. Afraid that I would say something wrong I maintained my distance and judgment.

Grieving for someone who is alive

Her smell, her embrace, her laugh, her seriousness, her favourite colour, her jewellery, our jokes, our late night sleep overs.Continue reading “Grieving for someone who is alive”

Body Confidence with a mental illness

Written by an Occupational Therapy Student at UniSA 💪🏼 Mental illness does not discriminate. It comes in all stripes, colours,Continue reading “Body Confidence with a mental illness”

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