There is a skill you can use when you are feeling distressed, extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. The next time you feel in a highly emotional state, use TIPPs as a way of managing stress, to change your physiology to feel more at ease.
A good way to bring balance and peace to your life is to do daily mindfulness exercises. If you are not familiar with this, take a look at a three-step summary of the mindfulness exercises that can change your life.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a great way to help clients cope with different issues. And, at its core is mindfulness, staying present. This is where we can stay focused and control our thoughts and feelings.
Are there some annoying people in your life that just get under your skin? You get stuck talking to them and leave feeling frustrated or even angry? They are people you’d just rather not talk to, but can’t avoid.
Are your emotions controlling you? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a highly effective research-based treatment designed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to help those struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and trauma to cope with life’s stresses.
Do you think about gratitude? Gratitude is a powerful emotion for the appreciation of what one has. For some, it may be a healthy baby, a warm, cozy bed, or a good job. We can make lists of the things we are grateful for in our lives. But, why is gratitude so important?
Many people ask themselves, “Why me? Why did this happen? Why am I like this?” But, when we answer these questions, we tap into our shame and guilt. This leads to negative thinking that we are a terrible person.
How’s it going to turn out? So many of us catastrophize our futures. We think it’s going to turn out terrible and let our minds go to the negative but, that’s our imagination talking.
Traumatic experiences are not just for war heroes. Trauma can be experienced in many ways. It can come from specific events or a series of events. And, it can present from pre-verbal times or events from which we have no memory.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT, helps clients gain skills they can use in stressful moments. Often times we go let our minds play the “what if” game and it takes us to a negative place. “What if I don’t get the job?” And the stressful moment becomes worse just imagining the bad that would come of that.
When you think of Somatic Experiencing Therapy, do you think of some kind of voodoo therapy? Think you will be touched the whole time? Well, those are some of the myths about Somatic Experiencing.
I’m going to help you rebalance your day, or give you a tool to rebalance your day, for eating and your blood sugar level. It’s called “Four Questions.”
As with any type of disorder or disease, in order to recover from an eating disorder, you first have to admit there is a problem. That can be really, really tough. But you can do it.
Sheri Robenstine of Healthy Futures has a few tips on how to improve your body image and have more fun this summer. First, concentrate on positive thoughts about your body.
If we suspect something may be wrong physically, most of us don’t hesitate to visit our doctor’s office. When it comes to mental health, it should be no different. Mental health is a key part to our overall health, and that’s especially true for those suffering with eating disorders.