amanda@rethinkbpd.com

It takes tremendous strength to observe oneself and seek the appropriate assistance through this challenging experience called life.

The Sounds of Silence
The Sounds of Silence

Tweet Nine months have passed since the last time my friend and I have met over coffee. We caught up, shared stories, setbacks and progress. Most of all we talked about mindfulness. We were both trying to get into the groove — me, for the...

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All That I Am
All That I Am

Tweet He told me that I have a soul, How does he know? What spirit came to move my life? Is there another way to go? –  Les Miserables – What Have I Done (Valjean’s Soliloquy)  I bit my lip. It was the only thing I could think...

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Willing Hands
Willing Hands

Tweet Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” – Sonia Ricotti   We sit with our legs crossed on the couch, our forearms resting on our knees, palms up. We look like we are meditating with our eyes closed, but...

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I’m Someone Who Struggles

Recovery for me? Well, I’m just starting to understand that my journey is not a failure. I’m starting to realize who I am: I’m someone who struggles… yet moves forward anyway. They are both a part of my identity. That’s the dialectic. I’m not passively waiting around for a cure or to magically get better. I’m doing what’s necessary to push me forward. Sometimes that’s all you can ask for.