Emotional dysregulation is a term often applied to the emotional experience of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) It is not limited to those with BPD, or even those who have any form of mental illness. Even people considered to have average mental health can and do experience emotional dysregulation. It is the absence of the practice and ability to live in and through emotional mastery.
Because women possess an innate ability to perceive an expanded range of feelings, thoughts, and experiences, we are adept at consciously handling several things at once. That doesn’t mean you don’t get frazzled and frustrated. It does mean you can feel even better and more productive by attentively, purposely, and nonjudgmentally staying in the present moment.
Finding out what you need may sound like a simple thing. However, if you really stop to think about it, you may discover that there are times when you really don’t know what you want, let alone what you need. Finding out what you need means there are times when you will have to endure [...]
Life is challenging. Risk is everywhere. Be sure to calculate it carefully. Choose wisely. The winds of adversity blow strongly in most every life at one time or another and in one way or another. Be flexible. Learn to bend with the gusts of wind that blow through your experience in life. Like a tall [...]
Open your heart. Open your mind. Open your spirit. Open the gift that your life is. Take each moment as it comes. Take each day as it comes. Know that what hurts you comes to help you heal. Know that what seems dark and impossible is actually just a temporary absence of light and endless [...]
Stress is necessary for life. Stress is often given a negative connotation. We don’t experience stress as being positive until we learn to see its power and purpose in our lives. Stress sits at the foundation of everything that is paradoxical in the journey that is life. Stress is a motivator for change. Stress gets [...]