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Why we all Make “Bad” Choices…Even When we “Know Better”

Despite what we may logically know we should or shouldn’t do, or how we may feel about what we do, our nervous system is really just trying to keep us alive and well.  If our nervous system thinks that we’re unsafe – whether this is factually accurate or not – we’re going to struggle to control our behavior.  All of our behaviors serve some function to us, and though these behaviors are often misguided, their intentions are good.

Borderline Personality Disorder & other Trauma Responses

rauma is a complicated phenomenon that can’t be defined in a neat little box, and this is part of what makes coping with trauma responses so difficult; we don’t have a box that can contain our responses. Typically, trauma responses are our minds and bodies responding normally to abnormal experiences.