Affirmation, The Useful and Otherwise

A couple weeks ago I was out to lunch with a friend and we were talking about, well, not hating ourselves. We've both been working on managing our depression and getting our shit together. It's been great. During the conversation, she used a phrase that actually bothered me, though it took me quite some time... Continue Reading →

The Delusion Of Feeling

Yes, yes. Very dramatic title. Apparently I'm feeling dramatic right now. I just had a strange realization that has been culminating for a while. (and some of you may already be like, "well, duh", but maybe some of you are on this ride with me.) For a few weeks I've been developing the idea that... Continue Reading →

The Importance and Effects of Opposite Action

In therapy circles, there is a mode called Dialectical Behavioral Therapy [2]. As a type of behavior therapy, it aims to give the person seeking therapy skills to navigate through everyday life and relationships by modifying their behavior. DBT is often called in for those who suffer from intense, negative emotions and react quite badly... Continue Reading →

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