Silverleaf Writers Guild
April 24, 2019

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Drear

The holidays can be a wonderful time for many people: connecting with family, giving and receiving gifts, eating to their heart’s content. I enjoy all ...
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Feeling Suicidal? Here’s 8 things you can do without calling a hotline

When you’re feeling suicidal, people always recommend that you call a suicide hotline. I certainly won’t discourage you from doing that, but sometimes calling a ...
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“Nothing worse” than a bad expression

When I wrote an article titled Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman for AlignThoughts.com, I argued that it was time to retire the titular ...
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Cheerleading can be exhausting!

I’ve got to admit it — for a while there I was a bit scared. After a really great start to the month, I started ...
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Your disorder is not an excuse

People with Borderline Personality Disorder have a reputation for doing bad things: lying, manipulating, cheating, losing our tempers…the list goes on. These qualities are not ...
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Don’t Believe Me, I’m a Liar

When I was a child, I was a pathological liar. At least, that’s what I’ve told myself my entire life. It’s true that I lied ...
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Suicide: Let Me Put It This Way

I wanted to step back for a moment to talk about an issue a bit more broad than Borderline Personality Disorder — suicide. Celebrity deaths ...
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Am I a Good Person? A Borderline Personality Perspective

I wrote a piece for TalkSpace about judgement and the age old question, “Am I a good person?” Click here to read the blog post on ...
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Let Loose the Floodgates

Before I was formally diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, several counsellors suggested I might have it. Unfortunately, the wait list for psychometric testing was long, ...
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