Patterns, YouTube

Crochet Basket – Tutorial

Crochet Basket I sat at the tables of Zest Cafe and recorded another YouTube tutorial last week. I like getting out of the shop on a sunny day. Saying hello to friends and strangers. It's good for Tazz too, to be social. I've worked out it's best to record the videos, then add a voice… Continue reading Crochet Basket – Tutorial

BPD, selfcare

BPD – The Drama Queen

Emotional invalidation is when someone's feelings are denied, rejected, or dismissed. Invalidation makes someone feel as though their emotional experience is wrong. They may feel that their emotions are unacceptable, insignificant, or inaccurate. Psych Central Dad called me "Elizabeth Taylor", A drama queen, that and 'Fatty". Emotional Invalidation Growing up my emotions were intense and were… Continue reading BPD – The Drama Queen

BPD, selfcare, Uncategorized

Joy is in the moments.

I’ve learned so much over the last year. Finding the joy in the moment, is one of the life changing skills. The practice of mindfulness is one of the four skill areas taught in DBT. Today’s joyful moments included: 1. Tazz sitting on my lap, while I read a book and drank my first Iced… Continue reading Joy is in the moments.