Human Fire Alarms

Fun fact about fire alarms – they’re not just there to alert you to fires.   A fairly recent study showed that if a person saw smoke or suspected a fire but didn’t see anyone else reacting, the incredibly powerful and wonderfully British urge to NOT MAKE A SCENE would have them sit tight pretty … Continue reading Human Fire Alarms

The Good Stuff

I’m not exaggerating when I say that BPD can be hellish.   When I meet other people with it I say, “That’s cool, we’re in the same club” when what I’m actually thinking is “Dear God I’m so sorry”. Knowing that your mind works so painfully differently to everyone else’s can be an incredibly isolating … Continue reading The Good Stuff