My bestie bought me a knitting loom and yarn for Christmas!!!! She has been using the loom to make scarfs and is currently working on a blanket (she made me a scarf too). I was watching her do this one day and mentioned that I would love to do try and now BAM I got one!
Her Mom bought her, her first loom when she was experiencing a lot anxiety. She said that it calms her down and I’m finding it does the same for me. It requires a lot of focus but is not too difficult which helps make it perfect as a form of self care!
As an obvious bonus you get something at the end! You made something!
The symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder usually fall under the following headings.
(Please note that you may not have all of the symptoms):
Please say YES or NO
I often feel anxious NO
I often feel low in my mood NO
I go through cycles of anger and then calm YES
1. Have you experienced any other feelings that have affected your mood?
I don’t really understand the question. Um….when I feel that I’m not being treated fairly, when I get scared or when something happens differently than I had planned or thought would happen it affects my mood, so being let down
2. If someone gave you a gift right now list all the emotions you think you would feel?
Flattered, happy, guilty because I can’t afford to get them a present, exicted, possibly still angry because I am currently but it wouldn’t interfere with my happiness towards that person for giving me a gift.
3. List all the interpretation or understanding that you might have as to why this person gave you the gift?
This person must like me as a friend/partner/person, it was great that they thought of me.
4. Describe how your mood might be after experiencing these emotions?
It would most likely greatly affect my mood. I’m tense all the time anyways but if I was extra tense it would most likely have alleviated that.
Next: Session 3 Activities Part 3