With the lifestyle changes I’ve had to make to take better care of my mental health, the life I was living a couple of years ago seems worlds away from where I’m at now. From living with a diagnosis, to living with breakdowns, medication and living an alcohol-free lifestyle, you can read all about my personal experiences of living with BPD in this insightful journal.
Trauma can be a debilitating experience that affects us physically, emotionally and mentally. However, it is possible regulate some of the emotional charge associated with traumatic memories through trauma-informed yoga. For me, yoga has helped me process and accept my diagnosis of BPD, as well as regulate my distressing symptoms and trauma responses. Learn how in this journal.
As a deeply spiritual individual who is living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), I have come across a few hurdles – or cognitive dissonances – with my spirituality in the last few years. I wanted to explore a few of these ideas a bit more deeply. Keep reading for more of my philosophical rambling.
In Sivananda yoga, a subtype of yoga developed from Hatha yoga, there are 12 core poses that the series centres around. The core concept of these 12 main yoga asanas is that they combine, together with deep breathing exercises and relaxation, to offer spiritual growth alongside physical and mental wellbeing. Read to learn more today.