Radical Acceptance

When you cannot keep painful events and emotions from coming your way. What is radical Acceptance? Radical means all the way, complete and total. It is accepting in your mind, your heart, and your body. It’s when you stop fighting reality, stop throwing tantrums because reality is not the way you want it, and let […]

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Distress Tolerance SELF-SOOTHING

A way to remember these skills is to think of soothing each of your  FIVE SENSES. Vision: Look at the stars at night. Light a candle and watch the flame. Go people-watching or window-shopping. Sit in the lobby of a beautiful old hotel. Look at nature around you. Walk in a pretty part of town. […]

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Distress tolerance DISTRACTING

A way to remember these skills is the phrase “Wise Mind ACCEPTS.” Activities:  Rent movies; watch TV. Find a event to go to. Play computer games. Go walking. Excercise. Surf the Internet. Write e-mails. Play sports. Call or go out with a friend. Listen to your IPod; download music. Spend time with your children. Play […]

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