Monthly Archives: October 2023

The Transformative Power of Gratitude for Good Mental Health

Today I am grateful for words on paper

By Bournewood Staff The winter holiday season is upon us, and in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of stress, anxiety, and negativity. But what if there was a simple yet powerful tool at our disposal to counter these challenges and boost our mental […]

Understanding Personality Disorders

woman drawing smiley face on top of sad face

By Mandy Parsons The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) reports that an estimated 9% of US adults have some type of personality disorder. But what is a personality disorder? A personality disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) as “an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior […]