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Applied Skills

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated my blog. It’s not that I didn’t have anything to say, it’s that I had nothing positive to say. I wanted, more than anything, to channel my thoughts and feelings into writing, but I just couldn’t muster the courage. 804 more words

The interview

We had our weekly “how to keep your shit together” class last Wednesday. We are currently completing a unit on emotion regulation, which basically centers on what to do when an emotion is so big that it needs to be reined in. 587 more words

Mindfulness

Feb/March Focus: PAY IT FORWARD!

By Dr. Jami Wilder

If you have interacted with the world of mental health care, it is likely that you have come across the concepts of… 356 more words

Mental Health

Feeling dejected and insecure

I wonder if it might be worse because physically I don’t feel good either but I’m super insecure and anxious today. With a bunch of minor emotions mixed in. 91 more words

Background Information

Resource: Anxiety Class

Anxiety reactions

  • Escape
  • Avoidance
  • Hypervigilance (looking for danger)
  • Fearfully fighting anxiety

Features of Amygdala (anxious part of brain)

  • Learns danger quickly, remembers things that were painful or harmful…
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Mood Disorders

First DBT Group- "Opposite Action"

Seriously have slacked on my updates and blog reading in general. I will catch up with everyone soon and I do hope everyone is doing the best they can and are staying strong <3… 620 more words

Anxiety

The Domino Effect of Emotions...

Why are feelings like dominoes? When one gets pushed over, the others start tumbling over, falling uncontrollably until the last one’s down.

I’m not a fan of that. 98 more words

Recovery