Category Archives: borderline personality disorder

Fibromyalgia and Caregiving Strain

” It is possible to move through the drama of our lives without believing so earnestly in the character that we play”, Pema Chodron What is it that prevents many of us from changing our thoughts, emotions, and ways of … Continue reading

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On Being Parented and Parenting: Overcoming Past Experiences Through Understanding Pain of Fibromyalgia

“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of … Continue reading

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