Dbt stories: mindfulness practice

Mindfulness is a practice. You can’t develop it by reading about it–though, ironically, I invite you to read about it here–then practice. This post includes a story to illustrate how worthwhile developing a mindfulness practice can be.

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DBT Stories: Two skills: Observe and stop!

The STOP Skill can keep a bad situation from getting even worse. To help you really understand how to use this incredible skill, I share two stories of how the STOP skill saved Thanksgiving in two households several years ago.

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DBT Stories: Radical Acceptance

Radically accepting reality instead of fighting reality doesn’t mean surrender. It means you recognize and accept what you cannot change, instead of fighting reality.

This brief story explores the immediate experience of reality striking and receiving it with acceptance.

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