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Has anyone got any tips of how to deal with stress of havin bpd/depression and anxiety it's all very overwhelming at times especially when still got responsibilities with children and family
 
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Hi John79. I have just drowned myself in trying to improve somewhat. I sure wish a had a magic pill. Wishing you well Hugs Jules
 
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Has anyone got any tips of how to deal with stress of havin bpd/depression and anxiety it's all very overwhelming at times especially when still got responsibilities with children and family
I’d recommend two books for you.

Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder by Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen

The Mindful way through depression by Kabat Zinn

Both come in audio format. The later comes with a really helpful free CD on meditation and basic yoga.
 
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I just gave your mindful depression book that you bought me to a friend. #payitforward
 
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I know how you feel John with the anxiety and depression and BPD - sometimes you just have to take it one step at at time - try to eat well, sleep well, get some exercise and fresh air so you are your best self as a dad. Have a lot of fun with your kids - i really miss my kids now that they are grown up and moved out - children are a great distraction from horrid thoughts.
 
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Thanks for ur support, u remind me of me, am good at sorting everyone's problems out buyback can't even sort meself out arrrgh, how r u coping?
 
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I am coping rather well now - just started my new job today after 5 months of being at home - have a doctor's appt. tomorrow to get repeats on my meds and then i work 5 days in a row at a grocery store - sure hope i like it better than selling shoes like i did last year and later tried selling clothing, but felt like i was folding laundry all day. It will really help to get myself out working, earning a paycheque and having a routine.

I will have to get a couple roommates in the new year to be able to stay in my house, but i will worry about that once i learn the job.
 
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Well that's good news, I know it's easier than saying but you need to dig deep and grab your inner strength, it all seems very exhausting sometimes doesn't it, good luck with this new job hopefully ull meet some nice people to get your confidence back up 😊👍
 
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Thanks John - I sure hope my new job works out. I am rather anxious today cuz it is my first day on cash, but I will have someone with me the whole shift to help me learn it. My last two jobs were so awful that I hope this one is a good fit for me.
 
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Well you know what they say 3rd time lucky, just try stay positive and your allowed to give yourself a pat on the back some times, it seems like your really trying and that's all you can done so well done 👍
 
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