Sep 17


Kiera Van Gelder’s first suicide attempt at the age of twelve marked the onset of her struggles with drug addiction, depression, post-traumatic stress, self-harm, and chaotic romantic relationships-all of which eventually led to doctors’ belated diagnosis of borderline personality disorder twenty years later. The Buddha and the Borderline is a window into this mysterious and debilitating condition, an unblinking portrayal of one woman’s fight against the emotional devastation of borderline …

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Jun 24

Kiera Van Gelder’s first suicide attempt at the age of twelve marked the onset of her struggles with drug addiction, depression, post-traumatic stress, self-harm, and chaotic romantic relationships-all of which eventually led to doctors’ belated diagnosis of borderline personality disorder twenty years later. The Buddha and the Borderline is a window into this mysterious and debilitating condition, an unblinking portrayal of one woman’s fight against the… More >>

Buddha & the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder Through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating

Jun 10

Too often the tales of war focus on mere survival, While it is an enormous accomplishment in such violent times, readers of war memoirs are often left wondering about the details after the battle, after the physical wounds are healed. How often did the men and women who endured such trauma move forward to lead fulfilling lives? Thomas Jay Lee’s memoir, “Depression, War, Disability Be Damned: Praise God,” leaves no such questions unanswered.

Lee tells of the r… More >>

Depression, War, Disability Be Damned: Praise God

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