Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Encouragement from One Another

I wanted to share this post with everyone! Recently one of our group members expressed her feelings of discouragement. She made the point that following through on DBT skills feels, at times, like the skills set just "doesn't work" or that, "it's never going to get better" - and another group member had this to share:

Saturday, April 4, 2015

A celebration of acceptance.



A common thread in our group discussions have been around the topic of Acceptance, so I have been pouring over DBT skills on the subject, a refresher course of sorts. I have also been working on a specific, personal goal: body image and acceptance.

Friday, April 3, 2015

A wise mind: A.C.C.E.P.T.S.


Acceptance is a skill all to itself and the acronym A.C.C.E.P.T.S. is a specific skills set in the Distress Tolerance module of the DBT program, but I blur the lines a bit on these skills because I truly feel they go hand-in-hand in making progress towards a mentally healthful life.