Category Archives: dbt skills

Don’t believe everything you think.

It was written on a bumper sticker and hanging in my ex-therapist’s office.  And I remind myself of it every single day.  If my day is filled with dark thoughts, I remind myself as often as I can.  I’m tempted … Continue reading

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Checking-the-facts and Problem-Solving

Hi there.  So, I’m going to give you a quick update.  Quick because I’m in physical pain, and my brain is having a hard time thinking logically. Last time we chatted I was upset about an email response I’d received … Continue reading

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Sadness and extreme thinking

Phew.  So, just got an email from my `dbt mentor’ and ex-therapist that is having quite an effect on me.  I had sent a couple of emails letting her know what I was up to (hoping to reinforce her? Impress … Continue reading

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Participation…or Judgment and Misery

Well, one might think the choice would be easy.  But not with this brain!  Being judgmental can be really….among other things, satisfying. I have a bit of a twisted relationship with gyms.  I’m usually a member of one, but I … Continue reading

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