Quick Tip: Getting on Track
A good portion of treatment/counselling is made up of your own hard work, even though borderline personality disorder is a chemical, physical occurrence in your brain. Getting better takes a lot of time, effort, struggling, and even pain sometimes. You may be going through an enormous range of emotions you can't identify. You may be busy, tired, or depressed. I'm sure there are a million reasons NOT to follow this tip, because I've made them all up myself! Hear me out...
- Make/purchase a calendar, monitoring your mood level multiple times during your day
At first this sounded easy, but it proved difficult to stick to my homework: monitoring myself every hour. Do the best you can, as long as you stick to it long enough to make it a habit!!! This is a time to center yourself, to pause and reflect on how YOU are doing. Forgive yourself when you miss your appointment to check in with yourself; but realize how important it is that you stick to your own personal schedule. Your very life depends upon it.
I would recommend a schedule roughly like this:
Add all theh things to it you need, there are a million things I could recommend but they'll have to come at a later date. For now, try this out and let me know