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DBT Interpersonal Skills: 'Finding and getting people to like you.’ Um, sorry, what?

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

Borderline Personality Disorder

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.


How To Make A Really First Good Impression!

How To Make A Really First Good Impression!

When you meet someone for the first time always make sure that you make a positive impression, securing attention of the other party and arguing well and with confidence. 112 more words


Harnessing The Power Of Logic And Deduction

Harnessing The Power of Logic and Deduction

Good managers and leaders have a style of decision making that allows them to reflect and analyse their work and from this to identify and remember trends and issues as they emerge. 131 more words


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


Getting The Most From Emotional Intelligence

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

Business Success