Some of my most effective mood-boosters included: These are all perfectly valid approaches to feeling better, but they all hinge on praise and external support.
Getting help from others is only one part of the equation.
In other words people with BPD have difficulties regulating several, if not all, their emotions.” There is a biological component and an environmental component.
She posits that their problems occur because of an emotional vulnerability of the child and maladaptive or inadequate responses from their environment to emotion modulation strategies.
One more thing has helped me tremendously in validating myself: accepting that it’s okay to need reminders like these.