You deserve to feel happy, healthy, and whole. Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com If you already know this, it's wonderful that you already embrace the truth. If your mind challenged the statement, it may be that you have been through things in life that make it hard to believe; or maybe you question whether… Continue reading Happy, Healthy and Whole
As the granddaughter, daughter, and wife of Veterans who served in both the U.S. Marines and Army, I wholeheartedly appreciate the sacrifices made by those who volunteered to do the jobs and go into uncertain situations so the rest of us would not have to. They should be appreciated everyday, but on Veteran's Day we take a moment to honor the men and women who know or knew life in a different way than civilians; especially if they have seen war.
It’s unavoidable; life gives us lemons. It’s how we deal with it that counts. Distress tolerance skills help us in difficult situations when we want to keep our composure or regain it after feeling too worked out. These skills are to reduce stress and anxiety levels, and to improve the way we are experiencing the… Continue reading Distress Tolerance
You will feel more empowered when learn to be Pro-active instead of Re-active to the situations in your life. You can have the skills to keep your balance and respond to challenges in healthy ways. Let's help you get beyond feeling overwhelmed by emotions, to navigating emotions effectively. Return to DBT Skills Training Main
Would you like to be more effective in the way you handle yourself in the presence of others? Could you use more confidence when it comes to getting your point across and your needs met? If so, these Interpersonal Effectiveness skills are worth the practice. Often times, stress and anxiety can interfere with our ability… Continue reading Interpersonal Effectiveness
If you sometimes struggle with confidence and have problems with self-esteem, I have Good News for you. You have every reason to love who you are and to walk through life filled with joy. Consider yourself royalty, in fact. The heart of the Inner Renovations Project is to help you connect to your heart and… Continue reading Kingdom of Heaven Within
"I am just misunderstood," she says. She has tears in her eyes. Her pain has come out in anger again and she's pushed away the people she loves the most. Have they actually become afraid of her? "I just want to be hugged and loved, but they don't come near because they don't know what… Continue reading What’s Inside: “I Feel Misunderstood”
Just as you need the right set of tools for a Do It Yourself home renovation project, you need them for your Personal Inner Renovations Project - the work that you will do to improve the atmosphere of your mind, heart, and spirit. The components of The Project and sections as found on this resource… Continue reading D.I.Y. Coping Skills
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Sometimes we'd like to have a fresh start, but it seems difficult when our environment isn't so fresh. Our ideas aren't so fresh. Our motivation isn't so fresh. It benefits us to identify things that are taking up space, so we can clear them out and make room for what's new and more helpful to our lives.