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My Therapy Reading List

I thought I’d write down a list on some of the books my therapist has recommended I read and some others I picked up which talk about Borderline Personality Disorder and have helped give me some comfort the past few months … 1,049 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Casting Webs ...

Casting Webs…

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka @grannygee

Look, there he goes on that brand new car

See that big smile on his face… 553 more words

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Rhythm and speaking

When you are talking to somebody it is like music. When we are relaxed our conversations tend to be more in rhythm.

Let me show you what I mean by taking a situation of “saying no”. 218 more words


"Monopoly of Life: Here's to Rolling Double Sixes"

Life is a game. We each choose our game pieces, roll the dice and see how far our numbers take us. We earn a little, earn a lot, pay our taxes, our fines, buy some commodities, or lose it all. 126 more words

Cosmic Tidbits

Altruism in game theory

Have you heard the saying, “A’s hire A’s, and B’s hire C’s?” That is, A’s hire the best or groom potentials into A-level material, and mediocre people are insecure. 99 more words


Playing the Victim

Eric Berne wrote that beautiful little book, ” Games people play,” a must read for anyone interested in understanding psychology. He explained the games that adults play, enacting victim and saviour and lame leg and a lot of characters in the play-act of their humdrum lives. 396 more words

Theatrical Withdrawal

The shocking thing about suffering is not that it happens, but that we are shocked when it happens.  The suffering can of course take many forms: bereavements, illness, chronic sickness, depression, pain, cold and flu, to name but a few! 533 more words