Interpersonal skills in DBT are useful, in general. They seem a little patronising but I can’t deny that I’ve found them helpful. Using the skills I learn in group in real life has helped me to communicate things in a more effective way – for example, focusing on the facts of what has happened in a certain situation and/or communication, expressing how I feel about it in a way which doesn’t sound accusatory or blaming and validating the other person’s emotions and feelings about the situation has been so helpful. 911 more words
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Before you criticize someone walk a mile in their shoes, so that when you criticize them you will be a mile away and you’ll have their shoes.
Are your parents pigheaded idiots? The answer may be a question of how you learned to talk -- to yourself.
I unexpectedly realized today that I was starting to hate my parents.
(It’s also pretty exciting that I’m starting to see a theme on this journal…) 1,161 more words
How Can I Use Emotional Intelligence Systematically?
To gain the maximum outcomes from your commitment to Emotional Intelligence (EI) a very practical and easily remembered approach would be to set yourself up with an Emotional Intelligence Framework which would then be woven into your professional image and communication strategies both inside and outside the workplace. 83 more words