On the Borderline

This is the official website of Katie Reed. Katie is a writer, speaker, and mental health advocate. She is a self care evangelist who promotes radical self love and total respect for all diagnoses. 

She is a wife and mother who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Agoraphobia.

She hosts a weekly podcast, has a YouTube channel and runs two blogs. 

She loves you.

Thoughts and ramblings. Updates about what’s happening. Homework assignments and prompts.

Official podcast episodes and show notes. Follow along and catch up on everything you may have missed.

Check out the video feed. The Borderline Vlog is full of heart to heart chats, AMAs and personal thoughts.

A list of resources for anyone struggling with mental health issues. Great links, news and information.

Katie’s personal book recommendations. Some fiction, non-fiction, humor, biographies, self-help and more.

Everything you ever wanted to know (and probably a lot of things you didn’t) about Katie Reed and this site.

Suggested Reading

Books that are helpful to those who have BPD as well as those who love someone with BPD. 

Prices are the publisher’s list price. They are available for much less through different retailers. 

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Self Care means giving the world the best of you instead of what is left of you."
Katie Reed
2016 Voice of the Year


woman with tattoo on leg looks sad while holding mug of tea in bed

The Impossibility of Living With Mental Illness

Living with mental illness is difficult enough on its own, but navigating the world and trying to focus on self care without alienating the people around you can seem impossible. This post discusses these issues in a candid and frank way.

Five Affirmations for Mental Health

Repeating positive affirmations every day can help you be a better person. They can give you the vision to see yourself in a new way and make better choices because you believe in yourself.

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If you need someone to talk to, I’m always around.

If you are in immediate crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255