amanda@rethinkbpd.com
Yes, It’s an Epidemic

Tweet Every 40 seconds, someone dies by suicide. When an individual takes his or her own life, 20 others make an attempt. For those that struggle and are still here, a constant decision awaits: do I choose to live despite every urge, desire, and...

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What Happens When We Believe

Tweet I just wanted to share a brief talk I gave as I accepted the humanitarian award from the Fountain House two weeks ago here in New York City. I never spoke in front of 600 people before, and I was a bit nervous and flubbed a few lines…...

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Keep On Going
Keep On Going

Tweet While I was gingerly jogging my 8th mile, I’m thinking to myself, why am I putting myself through this? I’m the heaviest I’ve ever been. My muscles are letting me know I’m no longer young. I’m in pain. And then...

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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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