Sept. 20, 2021

It's time you stopped your destructive cycles and feelings of self-hatred forever

It's time you stopped your destructive cycles and feelings of self-hatred forever

Chronic feelings of self-hatred, or self-loathing, is a common and painful experience for people who identify with symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD.) Due to our struggle with black and white thinking (also known as "splitting"), along with extreme emotional reactions, this can leave us constantly swimming in a pit of self-hatred and toxic shame that feels impossible to escape. In this episode, I'll share all the resources and techniques that can help release you from the judgmental prison you've created inside your own mind.

​​💡 Questions answered in this episode:

■ Coping with shame and self-hatred in borderline personality disorder

■ The inner critic: what is it and how to deal with it

■ How to deal with low self-esteem when you have BPD

■ How chronic thoughts of self-hatred impact relationships for people with BPD

■ What is negative self-talk and how to stop it

■ Understanding the work of Carl Jung and his concept of "the shadow"

■ How shadow work can help people with BPD develop a deeper sense of self-compassion

■ What happens when you suppress your emotions

■ How working with the inner critic can help with BPD splitting episodes

📝Recommended resources:

Teach Your Inner Critic a New Story | Kari Romeo

Understanding Our Inner Critic - Esther Perel & Dick Schwartz

Self-love, Borderline Personality Disorder & Mending the Divide Between Two (seemingly) Mutually Exclusive Entities

Disclaimer: information contained in this podcast episode is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for treatment or consultation with a licensed mental health professional. 


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