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Because it's probably just you

Go on as normal. Don’t make things awkward or uncomfortable because it’s probably just you. Like they always say you over react and you’re too sensitive. 14 more words

Personality Disorders

My Self-Compassionate Day

Yesterday I learned something undesirable. Today I am healing.

I woke up this morning and told myself that I needed to use opposite action to get myself to work. 156 more words

Mental Health

DBT Skills: Opposite Action

In DBT class we discussed opposite action. When we feel an emotion an action comes with it. For some of us that action is destructive and acting on it reinforces a negative behaviour. 270 more words

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Trying to be mature- DBT Skills

It’s been a rough past couple of days.  I’m out of the heightened suicdality and voices but still feeling down and extremely vulnerable.  Me and 20 somethings friend are suppose to go on a road trip to San Diego to check out the school he is thinking about transferring to.   177 more words

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Poof, you're cured!

My carpet removing adventure caught up with me like I knew it would, so I stayed home from group today. It’s rather painful to walk right now, so I decided to keep off of them the best that I can. 581 more words


My Day As An Android

I’ve been super depressed, and one of the tactics to deal with depression is to use “opposite action” this is a DBT skill that teaches you to do the opposite to the best of your ability what your mind, and body seems to want to do. 1,084 more words



Feeling insecure and anxious.
Usual behavior: try to get someone to convince me I have no reason to be insecure or anxious. Other usual behavior: text person till I feel more confident that’s everything’s all right or ask if everything’s all right. 56 more words

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