Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece. I am not a trained psychologist or media analyst… or really much. I teach people how to make art, unless I’m talking about that don’t take my words as professional advice. I was recently asked to prepare a 10 minute discussion about social media. This may seem like an odd … Continue reading Social Media & Psychology
Other people should be willing to do more to do more for my needs.
This is a statement which came up during my weekly DBT homework. Our task involved examining a collection of myths relating to interpersonal effectiveness, identifying which ones we subscribe to and developing counter arguments to them to break down these roadblocks. Continue reading Other People Should…
It’s amazing that DBT can break down something that I’ve struggled with tremendously in such a simple manner. In my last group session we began our introduction to interpersonal effectiveness and examined the core concepts here: Be skillful in getting what you want and need from others Build relationships and end destructive ones Walk the … Continue reading Interpersonal Effectiveness
I am two weeks into my DBT group sessions and I am already noticing an impact it’s having on my life. I take a second to ask myself “is this wise mind?” before I react… well, most of the time anyway. It doesn’t mean I always listen to the answer, but I’m reigning myself in from my worst impulses. Continue reading 2 Weeks In