Disappointment

Disappointment can be a powerful emotion. When you are disappointed it can seem like your whole life is blah or worse and that nothing will ever make you happy again. Disappointment is a lot like depression in that tunnel vision can sometimes block you for seeing that...

Imagery & Relaxation

Stress reduction is a necessary part of modern day life. Stress has been said to be one of the major health problems that we have. Stress, particularly chronic stress, is at the root of many health problems you might suffer. Relaxation is a way to reduce stress and...

Laughter Strengthens Relationships

When you are struggling with stress and in emotional pain, its difficult to laugh. Perhaps there doesn’t seem to be anything to laugh about, nothing seems funny. Maybe laughing seems to send the wrong message, that others would not believe that you are sad or...

May 31 – Protecting Joyful Experiences

Creating pleasurable experiences is part of regulating your emotions. It’s a DBT skill that can be overlooked. Being mindful of opportunities for joy is part of feeling joy. You may be passing up times that could add joy and meaning to your life. These...
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