Some might say that the purpose of life itself is to pursue happiness. With that mindset, happiness actually encompasses many things including a sense of meaning and purpose in life, daily positive emotions and healthy relationships.
However, happiness is often defined differently depending on whom you ask!
Young people report that excitement is more conducive to their happiness while older people report that peacefulness is more conducive to their happiness.
You may not be familiar with Quiet Borderline Personality Disorder yet but you most likely have heard of Borderline Personality Disorder. According to Psychiatry.org a person with Borderline Personality Disorder has a pattern of instability in relationships, intense emotions, poor self-image and impulsivity. They may go to great lengths to avoid being abandoned, make repeated suicide attempts, display intense anger that seems inappropriate to the situation or have ongoing feelings of emptiness.
Over time there comes to be a stereotypical image of any given disorder and the popular image of borderline personality disorder has become that of someone who acts out impulsively, has extreme mood swings, unreasonable fear of abandonment, angry outbursts and lack of empathy.
However, since BPD is experienced on a spectrum, the symptoms vary, and happen in different combinations. When diagnosing BPD, sometimes, because of the stereotypical image, only one end of the spectrum is focused upon.
It is the other end of that spectrum we are talking about today.
Reading comforting Bible scriptures when you are stressed is very soothing especially if you can be in quiet surroundings and really let the words sink in. Some will hit home more than others and become your favorites. When your circumstances change, other scriptures will resonate that didn’t before.
Please let me know your favorites or others that have helped you. I really value your comments!
Mental illness is a broad term; under that umbrella, there are myriad symptoms, ranging from mild to severe.
Mental illnesses are medical conditions that affect your brain instead of, for example, your heart. There are many qualities every person has aside from their medical conditions, which also applies to people living with mental health conditions. In other words, they are not defined by their condition.
This article will discuss many facts about mental illness, coping skills for mental illness, and ways to help a friend or family member.